London to Paignton train

Cheap train tickets from London to Paignton

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£63

Average

£83

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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20:03London Paddington3h52 23:55Paignton
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11:04London Paddington3h20 14:24Paignton
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14:36London Paddington3h08 17:44Paignton
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14:04London Paddington3h27 17:31Paignton
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13:04London Paddington3h22 16:26Paignton
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Train schedule London to Paignton

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08:04London Paddington2h48 10:52Paignton
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09:04London Paddington3h20 12:24Paignton
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09:37London Paddington3h13 12:50Paignton
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10:04London Paddington2h56 13:00Paignton
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11:04London Paddington3h20 14:24Paignton
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12:04London Paddington3h19 15:23Paignton
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13:04London Paddington3h22 16:26Paignton
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14:04London Paddington3h27 17:31Paignton
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14:36London Paddington3h08 17:44Paignton
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15:04London Paddington2h58 18:02Paignton
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15:18London Paddington3h34 18:52Paignton
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16:04London Paddington3h05 19:09Paignton
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18:04London Paddington3h31 21:35Paignton
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19:04London Paddington3h00 22:04Paignton
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20:03London Paddington3h52 23:55Paignton
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23:45London Paddington6h05 05:50Paignton
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Fastest train times from London to Paignton

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

3 h 26 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

269 km

Of the 16 trains that leave London for Paignton every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:04London Paddington2h48 10:52Paignton
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10:04London Paddington2h56 13:00Paignton
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15:04London Paddington2h58 18:02Paignton
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19:04London Paddington3h00 22:04Paignton
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16:04London Paddington3h05 19:09Paignton
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Overview: Train from London to Paignton

distanceDistance166 miles (268 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from London to Paignton cover the 166 miles (268 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Paignton.

Train companies: South Western Railway and Great Western Rail trains London to Paignton

You can travel by train to Paignton from London with South Western Railway and Great Western Rail for as low as £59. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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South Western Railway

Are you making plans to travel between London and Paignton? Why not take a train with Great Western Rail? Omio can show you current Great Western Rail train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Paignton trains all in one place. On the Great Western Rail train, you can expect to travel 166 miles (268 km) from London to Paignton. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to Paignton, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Great Western Rail train from London to Paignton, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Train information from London to Paignton with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 26 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 15 a day

South Western Railway tickets to Paignton from London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with South Western Railway to Paignton from London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current South Western Railway train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 166 miles (268 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the South Western Railway train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London to Paignton routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best South Western Railway London to Paignton train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the South Western Railway train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Paignton with South Western Railway!

    Trains from London to Paignton

    Trains run from London to Paignton every day of the week with multiple departures each day. There are no direct trips, but it is very close to nearby seaside towns with direct trains. It is generally easiest to first travel to either Torre, or Torquay before taking a short trip on a bus or car and travelling on to Paignton. Multiple providers make the trip and they usually involve one change in Newton-Abbot or Exeter-St Davids.

    London to Paignton Train Time: Daily Departures

    There are upwards of around 30 trains each day. The first train departs at around 6:37 a.m. and 11:35 p.m. Between around 6:37 a.m. and around 7:04 p.m. the trains usually depart multiple times each hour. Sometimes multiple trains depart at the same time, taking slightly different routes, some arriving in Torre and some arriving in Torquay. There are usually four departures between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and four departures between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Paignton?

    The journey by train includes between roughly 2h 45min and 3h 22min on the train. This depends on which train you take and if it is arriving in Torre or Torquay. Once you've arrived at either station it takes roughly 9min to 20min to get to Paignton. Buses travel between the cities is available or you can travel by car. This brings the total travel time to roughly 2h 54min to 3h 42min.

    Paignton Harbour Fish Market. Source: Shutterstock

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Paignton?

    Departure train station: The departure station is usually London Paddington station. It takes roughly 20min to reach the station from the city centre by train, you can take the Bakerloo line from Charing Cross Station. All entrances to the station are step free and mobility assistance vehicles are available. Ticket machines are located around the concourse. Toilets can be found before the ticket barrier and there are two breastfeeding rooms and baby changing facilities.

    Arrival train station: One of the arrival stations is Torquay Railway station. It is an old fashioned railway station and has a tea room available for drink and food. It takes roughly 11min to reach the Paignton city centre from the station by bus or car. The other arrival station is the Torre Railway Station Also an old fashioned railway station located in Torquay, it is just a bit further away from Paignton. Luggage storage is provided at this station and there is a payphone located near the entrance. It takes roughly 15min to reach the Paignton city centre from the station by bus or car.

    Which train companies travel from London to Paignton?

    Great Western Railway provides most of the journeys from London to Paignton by train. Their trains operate multiple times an hour for most of the day. They provide the shortest available journeys although the complete length is different for each trip. Cross Country trains also runs trains from London to Paignton, but usually only around one or two trips a day, usually in the afternoon at around 3:00 p.m. Both companies depart from London Paddington Station but while Great Western Railway arrives at both Torquay Station and Torre Station, Cross Country usually only arrives at Torquay Station.

    Great Western Railway trains from London to Paignton

    Great Western Railway trains run upwards of roughly thirty times each day. Their trains depart multiple times an hour most of the day with the most frequent departures between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and between 4:00 p.m. ad 5:00 p.m. You will have the option to choose trips that arrive at Torre Station and trips that arrive at Torquay station. On average their journeys take roughly 3h to arrive at one of these stations so on average the total travel time to Paignton is around 3h 20min. Their trains usually have one change in Newton Abbot or Exeter-St Davids. Some of their trips to Torre Station have no changes.

    Cross Country trains from London to Paignton

    Cross Country trains provide trips from London to Paignton much less often than Great Western Railway. There are usually one or two departures each day, usually in the afternoon, around 3:00 p.m. Their trips usually take around 3h 20min to arrive and usually make one stop in Newton Abbot. Some trips make two stops, one at Bristol Parkway station and one at Bristol Temple Meads station.

    Train London to Paignton: Services on Board

    Great Western Railway and Cross Country trains both have the option of economy or first class tickets. Food and drink are available in either class, as well as free Wi-Fi. Great Western Railway has trolley service so your food is served at your seat. Both companies allow you to bring a bike on board but you do need to make a reservation first. First-class includes larger seats with more legroom as well as tables and power sockets for every seat. You can pre-book travel assistance if you need any assistance in either the train station, boarding the train or on the train itself.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Paignton?

    You can find cheaper tickets from London to Paignton if you are able to be flexible with your travel plans, specifically departure days and times. The cost of tickets fluctuates throughout the day and you may be able to find a cheaper ticket at a less ideal departure time. Tickets tend to be at their cheapest in the middle of the day and after 7:00 p.m. Choosing economy over first class will also allow you to get cheaper tickets and while you can purchase Any Time Day Single tickets for greater flexibility these will cost more.

    It will also likely be cheaper to travel from the train station to Paignton city centre via public transport as opposed to by taxi. Booking your tickets ahead of time can also help you secure cheaper tickets as they may rise in price closer to the departure day and time. Keeping an eye on the different tickets available on Omio allows you to compare different providers and trips, letting you find the right tickets for your budget and travel needs.

    Paignton Port Binocular Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

    To Paignton by train—travel tips

    A quaint seaside town, Paignton is one-third of the borough of Torbay, also known as the English Riviera, along with Torquay and Brixham. A very popular tourist attraction for its beaches alone, the town boasts a variety of activities for any visitor to enjoy. The Paignton Zoo has a variety of animals, including exotic species and is an attraction that visitors could easily spend a whole day at. Alternatively, Occcombe Farm is close by with farm animals as well as a popular cafe and nature walk.

    The city also has a thriving nightlife with plenty of pubs, bars, and restaurants to visit. There is an old-fashioned steam train that runs from Paignton out to Dartmouth where fans of mystery novels can visit Agatha Christie's Greenway residence. Paignton Harbour dates back to the 18th century and has a variety of boats on display at all times as well as several restaurants and cafes where visitors can sample the local fish, freshly caught. Be sure to check the festival schedule for your trip as events are often occurring, especially during the peak holiday season.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Paignton

    Travel by train to Paignton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Paignton.
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    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Paignton from London for as little as £59  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Paignton train price to come in at an average of £61  one way.
    The train distance from London to Paignton is around 166 miles (268 km).
    On average the London to Paignton train time is 3 h 20 min  covering the 166 miles (268 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Paignton   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Paignton, called Paignton, is located around 0.4 miles (635 m) away from its city centre.

    For the best London to Paignton train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Paignton from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 15 trains a day from London to Paignton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    If you prefer early morning trains from London to Paignton, the first train leaves at 06: 10. If you prefer late night trains from London to Paignton, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 02. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Paignton timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    You can find a train from London to Paignton to cost on average £61 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Paignton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Paignton.
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    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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