You can easily reach Dartmouth Steam Railway by taking a Great Western Railway train to Paignton. Next to the main line station is the steam railway's own private station - from which you can join the charming steam trains that run along clifftops, past beaches and along the glorious river valley.

The Dartmouth Steam Railway is the only attraction in Devon which lets you enjoy the delightful sights of Torquay, Paignton, Dartmouth and the River Dart, Kingswear and Totnes. There are connecting buses and riverboats too - all available as inclusive tours. For more information about opening times, visit Dartmouth Steam Railway’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays08:30 - 17:15
Saturday 08:30 - 16:55
Sunday 10:10 - 16:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During normal staffed hours.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces80
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£241.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Outside station

Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

More about the Dartmouth Steam Railway

The Dartmouth Steam Railway comprises steam trains travelling seven miles along the South Devon coast, as well as river boats operating on the River Dart to the historic town of Totnes, and the village of Dittisham.

Make sure you go on the award-winning full-day excursion called ‘Round Robin’ – it includes a steam train journey, ferry crossing, river cruise and bus ride. Just sit back, relax and take in the breath-taking scenery around you.

Departures and arrivals from Paignton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Paignton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway09:502On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsCrossCountry10:102On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway10:202On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway10:552On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway11:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Bristol Temple MeadsCrossCountry09:542On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway10:252On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway11:012On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway11:252On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway11:592On time

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