Boats shuttle downriver to Dartmouth with the Dartmouth Steam Railway & Riverboat Company.
Totnes is well serviced by bus.
Exeter Stagecoach Bus X64 (£6.10, 50 minutes, six or seven daily Monday to Saturday, two Sunday). Continues to Kingsbridge and Dartmouth in the opposite direction.
Plymouth Stagecoach Gold (£3.60, one hour, half-hourly Monday to Saturday, hourly Sunday).
Torquay Stagecoach Gold (£3.50, 45 minutes, half-hourly Monday to Saturday, hourly Sunday).
Trains run at least hourly to Exeter (£7, 35 minutes) and Plymouth (£6.50, 30 minutes).
The quaint South Devon Steam Railway chuffs to Buckfastleigh, on the edge of Dartmoor.