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Overview: Train from Manchester to Torquay

distanceDistance215 miles (346 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 10 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Torquay cover the 215 miles (346 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Torquay.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Torquay

Travel on CrossCountry trains between Manchester and Torquay at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Manchester and Torquay you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains from Manchester to Torquay? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 215 miles (346 km) journey to Torquay from Manchester. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Torquay routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Manchester to Torquay, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Manchester - Torquay train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

Manchester to Torquay train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 44 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Manchester and Torquay, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Torquay

Travel by train to Torquay easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Torquay.

What is the distance to Torquay from Manchester via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Torquay from Manchester via train to be approximately 215 miles (346 km).

How many hours does it take from Manchester to Torquay by train?

The train time between Manchester and Torquay is on average 5 h 10 min  for the 215 miles (346 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Torquay by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Manchester goes to Torquay? Which train station do I come into Torquay from Manchester?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Torquay.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Torquay? Where is the Torquay train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Torquay and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Torquay.

What train providers offer a service from Manchester to Torquay?

Take the Manchester to Torquay train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Manchester to Torquay as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Torquay?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Torquay is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Manchester to Torquay? What time is the last train from Manchester to Torquay?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Manchester at 10: 27. The last train leaves from Manchester at 13: 27. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Torquay and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Torquay.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales