There are 5 ways to get from Salcombe to Paignton by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Line 164 bus, bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Salcombe, Shadycombe Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel 164
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Paignton, Winner Street Gold

$12

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Salcombe, Shadycombe Road to Kingsbridge, Bus Station 606 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel 164 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Paignton, Winner Street 100

$15

Line 3 bus, train  •  3 h 30 min

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

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salcombe to Paignton 25.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Salcombe to Paignton 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can take a bus from Salcombe to Paignton via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Website
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Train from Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Paignton (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 Salcombe, Shadycombe Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Paignton, Winner Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Salcombe, Shadycombe Road to Kingsbridge, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Dartmouth, Pontoon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Tally Ho!
Bus from Salcombe, Shadycombe Road to Kingsbridge, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Other operators
Taxi from Salcombe to Paignton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Salcombe to Paignton?

The distance between Salcombe and Paignton is 26 km. The road distance is 40 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Salcombe to Paignton?

The cheapest way to get from Salcombe to Paignton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Salcombe to Paignton?

The quickest way to get from Salcombe to Paignton is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £90 - £110.

Is there a direct bus between Salcombe and Paignton?

No, there is no direct bus from Salcombe to Paignton. However, there are services departing from Salcombe, Shadycombe Road and arriving at Paignton, Winner Street via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Salcombe to Paignton?

It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Salcombe to Paignton, including transfers.