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Cardiff to Torquay by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m
  • Distance
    115 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Torquay by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Torquay take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 115 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Torquay.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Torquay?

Journeys between Cardiff and Torquay usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Cardiff to Torquay every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Torquay?

The Cardiff to Torquay train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cardiff to Torquay train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Torquay is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:56, and the last at 22:47.

When to book Cardiff to Torquay train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Torquay by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Torquay?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Torquay, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Transport for Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.