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Taking the train in Devon


Find out which train goes where and plan your journey door-to-door using Traveline.

For train times and general information visit National Rail Enquiries.

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. Visit the Riviera Line website to find out more about times and prices, great discounts and how to buy your ticket.

The Tarka Line runs from Barnstaple to Exeter, the Avocet Line links Exmouth and Exeter and the Tamar Valley Line runs from Plymouth to Bere Alston and Gunnislake. From 20th November 2021 the Dartmoor Line will link Exeter and Okehampton.

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

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

Approximate travel times

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.

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

Promoting Public Transport at your workplace

How can your workplace encourage low carbon commuting?

The Travel Devon Toolkit is full of practical tips and tools to help encourage sustainable and active travel at your workplace.

Whether you’re looking to get more colleagues walking to work, using public transport for part of their journey, or understanding how better driving practices can positively impact our environment, there are plenty of resources available.

Simply register your organisation to gain access to our Travel Audit, Travel Survey and Toolkits.

Please get in touch via with any questions.