How to get from London to Kingswear

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

$111 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$25 - $30

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 51 min

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

$70 - $132

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from London to Kingswear 203.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 4 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)

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Kingswear every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Kingswear every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $200
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
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
$17 - $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
Hourly
Schedules at
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Kingswear is 274 km. The road distance is 325 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Kingswear is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 6 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Kingswear is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from London to Kingswear. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) via Newton Abbot and Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Kingswear. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kingswear, Banjo via Paignton, Great Western Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from London to Kingswear, including transfers.