There are 8 ways to get from Paignton to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Newton Abbot  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington

$104 - $228

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to London Earl's Court National Express

$19 - $24

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to London Paddington

$120 - $220

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 57 min

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

$65 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Paignton to London 193.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly to London City  •  4 h 13 min

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

$77 - $316

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR

$235 - $521

Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW

$214 - $496

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paignton and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paignton and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Paignton and London is 168 miles. The road distance is 193.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Paignton to London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Paignton to London, including transfers.

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Paignton to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Paignton station.

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Paignton to London train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Newton Abbot station.

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The best way to get from Paignton to London is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 min.

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

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Paignton to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Map of how to get from Paignton to London.
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  • Distance: 168 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Paignton to London hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Paignton to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Paignton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 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 Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
40 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
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 Paignton to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paignton to London is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Paignton to London.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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