There are 7 ways to get from Paignton to London by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to London Paddington

$120 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

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

$19 - $24

5 alternative options

Train via Newton Abbot  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington

$104 - $228

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 58 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 28 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 38 min

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

$235 - $521

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paignton to London is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paignton to London is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 34 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 train from Paignton to London Paddington takes 3 h 49 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paignton and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart five times a day, 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 three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Paignton to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Paignton to London 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Paignton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 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
4 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

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