Trains from Cardiff to Torquay

Cardiff to Torquay train information

Cardiff Torquay train map

Train duration 3h19m
Arrival Torquay, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 72 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Cardiff (East Wales) to Torquay (South West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How far is it by train?

There are 72 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Cardiff to Torquay is around 3h19m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Torquay from Cardiff, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

How much does it costs?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Cardiff to Torquay train tickets

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Cardiff - Torquay prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Torquay by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Cardiff to Torquay in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £20 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Cardiff to Torquay trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Torquay by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Torquay to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Cardiff Torquay train

Discount Cardiff - Torquay train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Cardiff Torquay train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cardiff Torquay ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Torquay to Cardiff (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Torquay train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare