There are 6 ways to get from London to Kingswear by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Paignton

$110 - $200

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Bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$24 - $29

4 alternative options

Train via Newton Abbot  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

$109 - $228

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 6 min

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

$69 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from London to Kingswear 203.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 2 min

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

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kingswear. 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 6 h 12 min.

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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 Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between London and Kingswear is 171 miles. The road distance is 203.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Kingswear without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from London to Kingswear, including transfers.

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

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London to Kingswear train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to Kingswear is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £23 and takes 6 h 12 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 Kingswear bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Paignton station.

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Map of how to get from London to Kingswear.
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  • Distance: 171.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Kingswear twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 3 h 8 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 Paignton
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter Central to Paignton
Ave. Duration
57 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
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
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
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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