There are 5 ways to get from London to Dartmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 12 bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Churston, Dartmouth Road 12

$123 - $210

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paignton National Express

$25 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton

$73 - $135

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London to Dartmouth 213.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
  3. Take the train from Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway)

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kingswear, Banjo via Paignton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between London and Dartmouth is 171 miles. The road distance is 213.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Dartmouth without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from London to Dartmouth, including transfers.

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London to Dartmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Dartmouth is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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London to Dartmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Paignton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Dartmouth is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from London to Dartmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Dartmouth.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between London, England and Dartmouth, England?

You can take a train from London to Dartmouth via Exeter St Davids, Paignton, and Paignton, Bus Station in around 5 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Dartmouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Website
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Train from Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Churston, Dartmouth Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paignton
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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