Gatwick Airport to Paignton by train

  • First train
    05:08
  • Last train
    23:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 51m
  • Distance
    253 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Paignton by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Paignton take around 3 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 253 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Paignton.

1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Paignton?

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Paignton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Paignton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Paignton?

The Gatwick Airport to Paignton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Gatwick Airport to Paignton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Paignton is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 05:08 and the last train is around 23:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 06:06, and the last at 22:19.

When to book Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport to Paignton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Paignton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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 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.