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Explore with Route 12

Route 12


Brixham • Paignton • Torquay • Newton Abbot

We’ll get you to the office, or place of work in the week and loads of attractions across Brixham, Paignton, Torquay and  Newton Abbot on the weekends


Explore the beauty that Torbay has to offer in your downtime. There are miles of sandy beaches, family, recreational and leisure attractions to visit.  There is something for everyone and we can get you there!


All our 12 services are able to take contactless payments either by credit/debit card or Apple/Google Pay. Don’t worry though, we still accept cash and all our drivers give change.


How long does it take?

Newton Abbot to Torquay Harbour 30 mins

Torquay Harbour to Paignton, Bus Station 20 mins

Paignton, Bus Station to Goodrington 3 mins

Goodrington to Broadsands 3 mins

Broadsands to Brixham 10 mins


How often?

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12 mins

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15 mins


20 mins

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30 mins


View the full timetable here

View map of buses in Torbay


Wherever you’re heading we’ve got just the ticket!

Single tickets are available and valid for one journey. Stagecoach single bus tickets are great if you’re an occasional traveller:


Adult Singles

Paignton - Newton Abbot £5.50

Torquay - Newton Abbot £4.40

Brixham - Newton Abbot £5.50

Torquay - Paignton £3.30

Torquay - Brixham £5

Paignton - Brixham £3.90


Fancy unlimited travel?

Unlock discounts by downloading the Stagecoach Bus App, day and weekly tickets are up to 10% cheaper! Plus you can plan your journey, and track your bus via our live map, so why not download our app today!



Adult    £5

Child     £3.50

Group   £10

1+2        £7.50


If you’re a regular traveller you can also enjoy great deals with our megarider products, just head over to our tickets section hereto find out more.

Route 12 Map

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Torquay Museum is a great attraction for the whole family to get hands on with history. You can travel back through 400 million years of time across their wide variety of exhibitions. You can learn about South Devon’s amazing archaeology, geology and people. The museum also features a child-friendly summer blockbuster exhibition each year. Don’t miss the Ancient Egyptian mummified boy and the only gallery dedicated to Agatha Christie!

Torquay Watersports Explore our beautiful coastline from the water. See the stunning scenery and look out for the seals and dolphins!! Let us take you on an exhilarating RIB ride or leisurely boat charter, for an unforgettable experience. Creating smiles and memories!!

Western Lady Ferry “Western Lady” have been operating a ferry service between Brixham and Torquay for over 75 years. The 30 min trip across the bay to Brixham and returning to Torquay is a wonderful way to view Torbay from the sea, especially when the sun is shining! Daily (Sea conditions and weather dependent).

Riviera Centre and Waves Pool No matter what the weather Waves Leisure Pool at the Riviera Centre is great fun for all the family! The pool features a sloping floor, flume, wave machine and a water-play activity centre. Under 3’s swim free, why not Dip ‘n’ Dine?

Torre Abbey has been welcoming visitors for over 800 years. Visit Torbay’s most historic building, set within 18 acres of stunning gardens and parkland. Discover the Abbey’s fascinating story, enjoy over 600 works of art and take part in family-friendly trails events and exhibitions throughout the year.

Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel along the stunning coastline into the Dart Valley. Dartmouth River Boats operate trips on the river Dart (including the historic paddlesteamer Kingswear Castle) and to the town of Totnes. We also offer sea services to/from Torquay and Brixham. TQ4 6AF

Splashdown Quaywest is the biggest outdoor waterpark in the UK. The park is situated with a backdrop of spectacular views of the beach. Get your adrenalin flowing over their 8 flume rides, which allow you to slide outside to the beautiful Goodrington sands. 


Golden Hind Explore Sir Francis Drake’s most successful ship, The Golden Hind. The full sized replica has been an iconic attraction in Brixham since the 1960’s. With 5 decks to explore and a museum there lots to see for young and old.


Adventures by Bus

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Check out some of our routes in more detail to see where we can take you today! 

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