Riviera Line

Riviera Line

Exeter Central - Paignton

Take a trip on one of England's best-loved stretches of railway.

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Take a trip on one of England's best-loved stretches of railway.

Departing from Exeter city centre, the train hugs the Exe Estuary and the coast offering amazing views.

Top photo: Dawlish by Dawlish Beach Cams

It calls at seaside beauty spots like Dawlish and Teignmouth, and onwards to the glorious English Riviera. Here the train stops at Torre (closest for Torquay town centre), Torquay and Paignton. You’ll be on the beach in no time.

Dogs are welcome on the train.

GWR IET at Dawlish on Riviera Line
Teignmouth pier and coastline
Riviera Line near Teignmouth
Torquay with big wheel reflected on water
Teignmouth panorama
£8.20
Exeter Central - PaigntonOff-Peak Day Return
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Riviera Line

Featured Destinations

Hit the beach

Fun in the sun at Paignton

Riviera Line

Line Highlights

Scenic walks from The Riviera Line

Combine a trip on The Riviera Line with a scenic walk. Get your free booklet of maps and directions for six short walks from Riviera Line stations.  There are also even more walks available online, courtesy of the South West Coast Path team.

From Starcross or Dawlish Warren stations, you can explore the beautiful Exe Estuary by foot, bus or ferry – see map.

MORE HIGHLIGHTS

LIVING COASTS

This award-winning coastal zoo, based in Torquay, boasts a fantastic range of marine life from across the globe. Journey from the South African coast to a mangrove forest and then on to a sunken wreck. Find out more.

DAWLISH WARREN NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE

The sand dunes, grassland, mudflats and beach at Dawlish Warren attract thousands of people each year. As part of the Exe Estuary it is one of the most important places for wildfowl and wading birds in the whole of the South West. Find out more.

Buying Tickets

Exeter to Paignton

£

8.20

Off-Peak Day Return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.

If you can, please buy your ticket online on the GWR app or website. Download it to your mobile device or smart ticket where possible.

Great fares from further afield

PLYMOUTH TO
DAWLISH

£

8.30

Off-peak day return

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55min

Approximate journey time

EXMOUTH TO
PAIGNTON

£

10.80

Off-peak day return

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1hr 25

Approximate journey time

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