22nd July, 2023

Marsh Barton station – your guide

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WELCOME TO DEVON'S NEWEST STATION

Marsh Barton

YOUR EXPLORER'S GUIDE

Marsh Barton, a £16 million project led by Devon County Council, is the new station for Marsh Barton, Matford and Alphington - and is now open.

It has an hourly service (more at peak times), seven days a week.

Day trips from Marsh Barton

Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren boasts miles of sand dunes and a National Nature Reserve. For families, there are funfair rides, crazy golf and other attractions.
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12min | £6.10 Off-Peak Day Return

Exmouth

Exmouth Marina

Explore two miles of glorious sandy beach, great restaurants, the Exe Estuary Trail cycle path or the South West Coast Path.
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49min | £6.10 Off-Peak Day Return

Paignton

Paignton

Wander Paignton’s promenade, hit the beach or explore its traditional pier. Next to Paignton station take the steam train to Kingswear.
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50min | £9.70 Off-Peak Day Return

Visiting Marsh Barton

WALKING, CYCLING & GREAT FOOD

The station is right next to Riverside Valley Park, great for walking and cycling.

Take the Exe Estuary Trail north to Exeter's historic quayside (1.2 miles) or south alongside the Exeter Ship Canal to great waterside pubs the Double Locks, pictured (0.7 miles) or The Turf (4.4 miles).

Visiting Marsh Barton

WALKING, CYCLING & GREAT FOOD

The station is right next to Riverside Valley Park, great for walking and cycling.

Take the Exe Estuary Trail north to Exeter's historic quayside (1.2 miles) or south alongside the Exeter Ship Canal to great waterside pubs the Double Locks, pictured (0.7 miles) or The Turf (4.4 miles).

Journey times

Marsh Barton journey times diagram

About the station

FAQ

Ways to save

CHILDREN'S FARES

5-15 year olds go half price and under 5s travel free

Get a third off local Off-Peak journeys | £12 a year | Find out more

Small groups get a third off when travelling together | Find out more

Great savings for up to 2 adults and 4 children | Find out more

Travel Devon & the Tamar Valley for the day | £15.50 | Find out more

A third off many journeys | £30 a year | Find out more

Travelling for work, school or college

Why not try commuting by train? Regular passengers can make substantial savings by taking advantage of season tickets.

Season tickets are available for one week, one month or any period up to a year. Buy your season ticket at staffed stations such as Exeter Central or St David's. Take along a recent passport-sized photo. Once you have a photocard, weekly tickets can then be bought on the train.

Season tickets from Marsh Barton to:

Ticket Cost
Anytime Day Return £3.20
Season tickets  
1 week £7.10
1 month £27.30
1 year £284.00
Flexi ticket £21.80

Ticket Cost
Anytime Day Return £4.10
Season tickets  
1 week £15.00
1 month £57.60
1 year £600.00
Flexi ticket £28.80

Marsh Barton partners

Marsh Barton station has been delivered by Devon County Council, working in partnership with the following:

  • Department for Transport
  • Great Western Railway
  • Network Rail
  • Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Exeter City Council
  • Teignbridge Council

For further information, visit the Marsh Barton webpages from GWR and Devon County Council.

About the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership

The Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership supports and develops the counties’ railways. We have a special focus on the branch lines - helping to more than double passenger numbers since 2001. We are a non-profit partnership between local authorities, the railway and the University of Plymouth.

This guide has been supported by the Community Rail Development Fund, a joint initiative of the Department for Transport and the Community Rail Network.

Marsh Barton official opening event