About Edit

Paignton railway station serves Paignton, Devon. Located on Victoria Street, it is not to be confused with the adjacent Paignton station of the Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway off Torbay Road.

Layout Edit

The main entrance is located on Victoria Street and opens straight on to the concourse. To the right is the ticket office, whilst a self service ticket machine is available outside to the right of the entrance.

Ahead is an independent cafe, and to the left are the departure and arrival boards and access to the platforms.

Platform 2 is directly accessed from the concourse, whilst Platform 1 is accessed via footbridge. A separate entrance to Platform 1 is available next to the level crossing on Torbay Road, and is the only step free access to or from this platform.

A night entrance is provided for when the concourse is closed, adjacent to the taxi rank.

Facilities Edit

An independent cafe operates in the concourse.

Toilets are available on Platform 2, accessible toilets are accessed with a RADAR key.

Immediately outside the main entrance is a short term car park and drop off/pick up zone (maximum 20 minutes), adjacent to which is the taxi rank

Services Edit

All services depart from Platform 2, although some trains may arrive on Platform 1.

If using GWR services to London, First Class coaches K and L will stop towards the level crossing end of Platform 2, unreserved coaches E and F immediately opposite the concourse.

Crosscountry First Class depends on the train formation.

Bus connections and PlusBus Edit

Paignton Bus Station is located directly opposite.

Paignton is a PlusBus station

Special ticketing Edit

Paignton is in the following Ranger zone

  • Devon Ranger/Devon Night Ranger
  • Freedom of Devon and Cornwall
  • Freedom of the South West

Penalty Fares Edit

Paignton is a Penalty Fare station, you must have a valid ticket before boarding a train.