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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest price £30.60
  2. 30 day advance £42.00
  3. 7 day advance £47.50
  • First train
    07:08
  • Last train
    20:20
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 52m

Travelling from Torquay to Birmingham by train

The fastest trains from Torquay to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Torquay and Birmingham.

Direct trains run between Torquay and Birmingham.

We usually find around 4 direct trains on the route from Torquay to Birmingham every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Torquay around 07:08 and the last train is around 20:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Torquay around 07:08, and the last at 18:26.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Torquay to Birmingham train tickets?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Torquay to Birmingham are £30.60.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around £47. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.

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 Torquay to Birmingham by train.

Which trains operate between Torquay and Birmingham?

CrossCountry is the rail operator that operates on the route from Torquay to Birmingham.

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

Find journey information for Birmingham to Torquay

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Passenger age requirements

Different countries have different classifications for "Child" and "Youth". That's why we ask you to enter the age of young passengers when you search.

Countries Children Youths
Belgium and Luxembourg 6 - 11 12 - 25
Eurostar 4 - 11 12 - 25
France* 4 - 11 12 - 27
Germany* 6 - 14 15 - 25
Italy 4 - 11 12 - 25
Netherlands (including Thalys) 4 - 11 12 - 25
Spain* 4 - 13 14 - 25
Switzerland 6 - 16 17 - 26
United Kingdom* 5 - 15 16 - 25
others 4 - 11 12 - 25

* There are some exceptions to these definitions. Please see child and youth passenger age requirements for more information.

You can also read about Youth and Senior discounts and railcards.

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