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Gloucester to Paignton by train

  • First train
    06:21
  • Last train
    22:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 33m
  • Distance
    184 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gloucester to Paignton by train

Fast trains from Gloucester to Paignton take around 2 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 184 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gloucester and Paignton.

1. Are there direct trains from Gloucester to Paignton?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Gloucester 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 43 departures.

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

The Gloucester to Paignton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Paignton is usually scheduled to depart Gloucester around 05:31 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gloucester around 05:50, and the last at 22:57.

When to book Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Paignton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gloucester and Paignton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

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

Paignton to Gloucester by train

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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.