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from Manchester to Torquay

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Travel Information between Manchester and Torquay

distanceDistance215 miles (346 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £145
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 12 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £145 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Cross Country

Travel 215 miles (346 km) by coach, flight or train to Torquay from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, Loganair or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Torquay.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Torquay

Travel 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 are my Manchester to Torquay travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Torquay: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Torquay?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Torquay is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £37 compared to other travel options to Torquay:

A coach is generally £107 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £145 from Manchester to Torquay.

A coach is £39 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Torquay costing on average £76.

What is the fastest way to Torquay from Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Torquay from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Torquay that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Manchester to Torquay would I travel?

The distance from Manchester to Torquay is approximately 215 miles (346 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Torquay?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Torquay is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Manchester and Torquay as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Torquay?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Torquay:

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Torquay at Torquay, Torquay.
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Torquay.

Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Torquay?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Torquay:

  • You can go to Torquay from Manchester by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £37 with National Express from Manchester to Torquay on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Manchester to Torquay with Loganair. Cheap tickets can be found for £145 with Loganair from Manchester to Torquay.
  • You can go to Torquay from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £76 with Cross Country from Manchester to Torquay on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Torquay?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Torquay often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Torquay itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Torquay and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Torquay from Manchester online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester to Torquay, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £37 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £145 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £76 one way.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Torquay tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.