Your Transfer

You can travel to Paignton by coach, train or private car from most UK airports.
Here are guide prices for the most popular airports. Prices can change. Train tickets can be cheaper if booked over 8 weeks in advance. Please contact us for other information about transfers from other airports or ports..

London Heathrow by bus (5 hours) from £35 one way
London Heathrow by train (4 hours) from £48 one way
London Heathrow by private taxi (3.5 hours) from £218 one way

Bristol Airport by bus (4.75 hours) from £35 one way
Bristol Airport by train (3 hours) from £41 one way
Bristol Airport by private taxi (2 hours) from £114 one way

Exeter Airport by bus (2 hours) from £18 one way
Exeter Airport by private taxi (45 minutes) from £54 one way

Plymouth Ferry Port
by private taxi (1 hour) from £70 one way

London Gatwick by bus (6.5 hours) from £40 one way
London Gatwick by train (4.5 hours) from £58 one way
London Gatwick by private taxi (5 hours) from £227 one way

London Stansted by bus (7 hours) from £40 one way
London Stansted by train (5 hours) from £64 one way
London Stansted by private taxi (6 hours) from £282 one way

London City Airport by bus (6.75 hours) from £35 one way
London City Airport by train (4.5 hours) from £68 one way
London City Airport by private taxi (6 hours) from £282 one way

London Paddington Station by train (3.5 hours) from £40 one way

London Victoria Coach Station by bus (5.75 hours) from £20 one way

London St Pancras Eurostar Station by train (4 hours) from £44 one way

Please note the above prices and journey times are approximate and may change depending on the time of year, day of travel and time of day. It is generally cheaper to book tickets as much in advance as possible.. All prices are for reference only and subject to confirmation by the Devon School of English.


Traveling by plane

Generally, the biggest choice of scheduled airlines and flights will be found when using Heathrow Airport. This is also the closest of the London airports to Paignton. If considering a flight to Gatwick, Stansted, Luton or London City airport, we suggest you check the total cost of your trip (i.e. flight plus transfer) before booking. Please check the length of your journey, especially if travelling with children.

You may be able to fly our closest airports, Exeter with Flybe www.flybe.com or Bristol with Easyjet www.easyjet.com, or Ryanair www.ryanair.com.

Students should try and book flights to Exeter airport, Bristol airport or to London Heathrow airport. The direct National Express 501 coach service leaves from the central bus station at Heathrow airport regularly. National Express - http://www.nationalexpress.com. Tickets are best booked online, but we can also book them for you for a small admin charge of £4.


Traveling by Train

Usually, more expensive than National Express Coaches but generally quicker. Some of the trains are direct, and others involve a change. There is a Rail Aircoach link from Heathrow Airport to Reading Station. Tickets can be booked on www.nationalrail.co.uk


Traveling by Private Taxi

We can supply quotes and order taxis for any destination not already included in the above list. Taxis are generally suitable for up to 3 passengers. We can also quote for larger cars (up to 8 passengers), minibuses (up to 14 passengers) and coaches (up to 45 passengers).Please note clients are charged extra for any waiting time for delayed flights etc


Meeting Services (Meet & Greet)

We can arrange for students to be met at the airport and taken to the National Express coach to Paignton. The charges for this service are as follows: This service is available at the following airports at the charge of £75. Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. Please enquire for other airports.

Please note: If the service is required before between the hours of 21:00 hrs and 06.30 hrs, or on public holidays the charge is £125.

The meet and greet service is priced on the basis of a 2-hour one-way meeting. There are surcharges for delays beyond this period (charged at an hourly rate pro-rata)

The above prices do NOT include the price of the coach ticket to Paignton. If the meeting agency purchases the bus ticket, they add 25% (of the ticket price). If we at the Devon School issue/purchase bus ticket we add a £4.00 administration fee.