Duration 1h 6m
Distance 30.3 miles
Average price £30
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Plymouth and Paignton takes 1h 6m and the fastest train takes 58 min. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Plymouth to Paignton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Plymouth
  2. Paignton
1h 14m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£16 - £30

Plymouth to Paignton train times

Trains run twice a week between Plymouth and Paignton. The earliest departure is at 07:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Plymouth is at 08:47 which arrives into Paignton at 09:45. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Plymouth to Paignton? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Plymouth and arriving at Paignton. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Paignton is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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Plymouth to Paignton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Plymouth station.

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Plymouth to Paignton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Paignton station.

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What companies run services between Plymouth and Paignton?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Plymouth to Paignton twice a week. Tickets cost £16 - £30 and the journey takes 1h 14m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Twice a week
Estimated price
£16 - £30
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£25 - £40

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