Brixham travel guide

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You're Going to Love Brixham

With a population of 17,846, Brixham is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Brixham

If you’re looking for affordable options, Shoals (10 S W Coast Path) and The Birdcage (New Road) are great picks.

When to visit Brixham

Brixham in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Brixham in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Brixham


Although Brixham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cornwall Newquay (NQY), which is located 105 km from Brixham.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Brixham, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Brixham to London takes 2h 09m and costs around $128 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $277 for a 4h 28m trip.


Another option to get to Brixham is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 267 km from Brixham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Brixham, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From London, the bus ride to Brixham takes 418 km and will cost you around $43. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $38 for a journey of 547 km.

Airports near Brixham

Airlines serving Brixham

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British Airways
Good (2,086 reviews)
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Air France
Good (628 reviews)
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Scandinavian Airlines
Good (596 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (446 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (221 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (305 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (558 reviews)
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Aegean Airlines
Excellent (261 reviews)
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Virgin Atlantic
Good (421 reviews)
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Where to stay in Brixham

Average rates range from around $203 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $190 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Brixham

Most booked hotels in Brixham

Travelodge Torquay
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Travelodge Paignton Seafront
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
The Grand Hotel
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
Trecarn Hotel
Okay (5.8, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Brixham

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Brixham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.39 and $47.19. The most frequently booked car type in Brixham is Mini (Ford Galaxy or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is, on average, 16% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.