The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 24 m
3 h 24 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Cardiff for Paignton every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||3 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||£47 (€54)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||First Great Western Service|
Trains from Cardiff to Paignton cover the 74 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £47, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Paignton.
Find the best trains between Cardiff and Paignton with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail from £31. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Paignton from Cardiff with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes from Cardiff to Paignton as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail Cardiff to Paignton train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Paignton from Cardiff on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 74 miles (119 km) journey to Paignton from Cardiff with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.
Cardiff to Paignton train information with Great Western Rail:
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Paignton.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paignton most often arrive at Paignton and need to travel around 0.4 miles (635 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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