Duration 5h 27m
Distance 100.5 miles
Average price £78
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Poole and Paignton takes 5h 27m and the fastest train takes 5h 6m. The train service runs several times per day from Poole 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. Poole
  2. Upwey
  3. Castle Cary
  4. Paignton
5h 10m
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£62 - £116

Poole to Paignton train times

Trains run twice daily between Poole and Paignton. The service departs Poole at 09:51 in the morning, which arrives into Paignton at 15:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Paignton. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Paignton via Upwey and Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Poole and Paignton is 73 miles. The road distance is 100.5 miles.

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Poole to Paignton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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

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