Plymouth to Paignton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    21:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr

Travelling from Plymouth to Paignton by train

Fast trains from Plymouth to Paignton take around 1 hour, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Paignton.

Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Paignton?

Journeys between Plymouth and Paignton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Plymouth to Paignton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

How long is the train journey from Plymouth to Paignton?

The Plymouth to Paignton train travel time is normally about 1 hour, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Plymouth to Paignton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Paignton is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 04:51 and the last train is around 21:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 07:25, and the last at 23:20.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Plymouth to Paignton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Plymouth to Paignton by train.

Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Paignton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Plymouth to Paignton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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