Babbacombe is readily accessible by road and rail and from local airports at Exeter and Plymouth, both less than an hour's drive away. Brittany Ferries also operate a car ferry linking Plymouth to Roscoff, France and to Santander, Spain.
Airports at nearby Exeter and Plymouth are linked by flights from other locations in the UK and some European cities.
The nearest main line station is at Newton Abbot, with direct trains to London Paddington and the North of England.
From London or the North:
Take the M5 South to the end of the motorway, and continue beyond Exeter on the A38 dual carriageway.
At the A38/A380 fork, take the left-hand A380 towards Torbay (the right-hand fork can also be taken for a slightly longer route via Totnes).
At the large Penn Inn roundabout at Newton Abbot, take the second exit and carry on until you come to Kerswell Gardens Roundabout. Take 1st exit (A3022) When at the traffic junction for Torbay Hospital (on right), go straight on, then again through Browns Bridge traffic signals.
When you arrive at Lowes Bridge traffic signals turn left (signposted Teignmouth A379) into Hele Road (B3199-not shown). When at Hele Cross roundabout take 2nd exit.
At Teignmouth Road double mini-roundabouts turn left then right into Westhill Road. Then at traffic signals turn left.
Carry on until you can turn right onto Babbacombe Road, then on until you come to Babbacombe Downs Road on the left. The Hotel is on the right.