It's simple to reach Preston Sands, in Devon, by train. Simply hop on a train to Paignton station and then it's just a 10 minute walk through the town and along the gardens - to where it's a bit quieter.

Preston Sands in Devon is a quieter beach than the main Torbay ones usually.

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
ShopsAvailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
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
CCTVAvailable
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
Annual£713.50
Daily£6.10
Monthly£99.00
Three Monthly£241.50
Weekly£30.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Outside station

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

Departures and arrivals from Paignton

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway23:202On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway00:012On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway06:042Scheduled
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway06:392Scheduled
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway07:222Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway23:542On time
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway05:502Scheduled
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway06:152Scheduled
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway06:512Scheduled
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway07:262Scheduled

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