Train Information

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Taking the train in Devon

There are regular local train services linking many parts of Devon, with some superb scenic journeys.

The Riviera Line links Exeter, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Newton Abbot and Torbay, with excellent views of the Exe and Teign Estuaries and out to sea. The Tarka Line runs from Barnstaple to Exeter, while the Avocet Line links Exmouth and Exeter and the Tamar Valley Line runs from Plymouth to Bere Alston and Gunnislake.

For ideas for days out on the scenic railways of Devon visit

View all Railway Stations in Devon on our Devon Rail Network Map

Devon also has fast and frequent rail services to London, Birmingham and beyond – allowing easy access to the whole of the UK, and even Europe via the Channel Tunnel!

Approximate travel times

  • Exeter – London Paddington   –   2 hours
  • Plymouth – London   –   3 hours
  • Exeter – Birmingham   –   2 hours 30 minutes

How to… Guide

Did you know you need to purchase a ticket before you can enter the platform at many train stations? Find out all about using trains in Devon in our quick guide: On the Train.

Train Operator Websites

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