There are 6 ways to get from Paignton to Thorpe Park by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 via Reading  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

$102 - $218

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$65 - $123

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

$68 - $83

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Paignton to Thorpe Park 175.4 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 54 min

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

$216 - $493

Train, fly to London City, Tube, line 950 bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Staines
  5. Take the line 950 bus from Staines Railway Station to Thorpe Park Grounds

$91 - $337

Questions & Answers

The distance between Paignton and Thorpe Park is 150 miles. The road distance is 175.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Paignton to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Paignton to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paignton to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 16 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paignton to Thorpe Park is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Paignton to Thorpe Park.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paignton to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 149.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Paignton, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Paignton to Thorpe Park via Newton Abbot, Reading, Staines, Staines Railway Station, and Thorpe Park Grounds in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Paignton to Thorpe Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
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
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
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
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 Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Woking
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
London Underground (Tube)
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Staines Railway Station to Thorpe Park Grounds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.uk

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