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Trains from Exeter to Paignton

Running 2 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.

Take the train from Exeter to Paignton for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.

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Why CrossCountry?

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  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 10% TOTUM discount

CrossCountry Trains from Exeter to Paignton

Today from 12:50

Travelling to Paignton

  • First CrossCountry train - 09:12
  • Last CrossCountry train - 18:11

Travelling from Exeter to Paignton

Explore Paignton with CrossCountry. You'll have an easy journey on one of our trains from Exeter to Paignton, so you'll arrive refreshed and ready to visit family, get to work, or see the sights. Whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week is up to you - you won't run out of things to do in Paignton.

Are there direct trains from Exeter to Paignton?

Yes, CrossCountry provides regular services connecting Exeter and Paignton with no need to change.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Exeter to Paignton?

CrossCountry makes travelling from Exeter to Paignton easy and comfortable, thanks to the wide range of amenities available on our trains. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ), and make use of our electric points (subject to availability), and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.

Is WiFi available on trains from Exeter to Paignton?

Yes! Whether you choose to stay in contact with friends or family, or simply catch up on social media, you can surf the net with our free on-board WiFi.

T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.

Can I reserve a seat on trains from Exeter to Paignton?

You can reserve a seat for free on most CrossCountry services from Exeter to Paignton using our quick, easy and free ten minute reservation service. Reserve a seat by text message up to 10 minutes before travel if you hold Anytime or Off-Peak tickets. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.

Where can I find cheap tickets from Exeter to Paignton?

We know you're looking to connect to the people and places you love at the best price, and we're committed to helping you do just that. We've pulled together our tips to help you find the cheapest tickets and we also have a special offers page, which is regularly updated to help you get where you want to go for less.

Can I use my railcard on trains from Exeter to Paignton?

There's a good chance that you can use your railcard on our service from Exeter to Paignton. For full information, make sure you check out our Railcards page.


For full information about Paignton station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Paignton

Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!

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