There are 4 ways to get from Paignton to Salcombe by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 164 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton, Mayfield Doctors Surgery to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill Gold / ...
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road 164

$12

Cheapest option

Train, line 3 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) Dartmouth Steam Railway
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Dartmouth, Pontoon to Kingsbridge, Bus Station 3

$11

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paignton to Salcombe 25.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Paignton to Salcombe 25.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Paignton to Salcombe is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paignton to Salcombe is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paignton to Salcombe. However, there are services departing from Paignton, Mayfield Doctors Surgery and arriving at Salcombe, Onslow Road via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Paignton and Salcombe is 16 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Paignton to Salcombe without a car is to bus and line 164 bus which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £9.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Paignton to Salcombe, including transfers.

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Paignton to Salcombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Paignton, Mayfield Doctors Surgery station.

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Paignton to Salcombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Salcombe, Onslow Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paignton to Salcombe is 25 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Paignton to Salcombe.

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There are 505+ hotels available in Salcombe. Prices start at $124 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paignton to Salcombe.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Paignton to Salcombe via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
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
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Paignton, Mayfield Doctors Surgery to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartmouth, Pontoon to Kingsbridge, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Paignton, Mayfield Doctors Surgery to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Paignton to Salcombe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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