The Riviera Line

From Exeter Central to Paignton, Various, Devon
The Riviera Line - Dawlish

Book Tickets Online

With regular trains seven days a week, the Riviera Line is great for all kinds of trips, whether its arriving at your holiday destination, shopping, exploring the countryside or connecting to different parts of the county.

The Riviera Line runs along the South Devon coast between Exeter and Paignton, stopping at several picturesque seaside towns along the way. Travelling down two river estuaries and past dramatic cliff, sweeping along the sea wall and offers spectacular views of the River Exe estuary, English Channel coastline and magnificent red cliffs as it makes its way from bustling Exeter along the coastline. 

Whilst you travel, look out for a variety of wildlife along the estuary and at Dawlish Warren, a designated wildlife reserve. The line also passes Powderham Castle, with deer grazing in the park lands.

The train takes you right alongside the sea to Teignmouth before travelling inland to the busy market town of Newton Abbot where the line divides. The Riviera Line carries on to Torquay and Paignton, the other line travels westward through the historic market town of Totnes to Plymouth and Cornwall with views across the South Hams and Dartmoor.

The stops along the Riviera Line include;

Exeter Central

Exeter St. Davids

Exeter St. Thomas


Dawlish Warren



Newton Abbot




Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

Map & Directions

What's Nearby

  1. Holcombe Beach

    Holcombe Beach

    A small cove situated at the base of the cliffs between Teignmouth and Dawlish. A small…

    0.05 miles away
  2. Coryton Cove Beach

    Rock pools to explore, occasional sightings of dolphins, brightly coloured painted beach…

    0.77 miles away
  3. The Lawn

    In the centre of Dawlish is The Lawn; a focal point of the town and seafront The Lawn is…

    1.21 miles away
  4. Dawlish Town Beach

    Within a short walk from the town centre, Dawlish Town Beach is ideal to escape the…

    1.25 miles away
  1. Eastcliff Park

    Eastcliff Park is located to the north of Teignmouth town centre. This large open space…

    1.27 miles away
  2. Teignmouth Lido

    Set in a beautiful location overlooking the sea, our 25m pool hosts a variety of swimming…

    1.39 miles away
  3. Teign Heritage, Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum

    Teignmouth's landmark building contains a range of interesting exhibits in two wonderful…

    1.49 miles away
  4. Teignmouth Town Beach

    A long sandy beach from the mouth of the River Teign east towards Dawlish. Free summer…

    1.58 miles away
  5. Dawlish Leisure Centre

    Dawlish Leisure Centre hosts a number of activities and facilities including:

    1.6 miles away
  6. Teignmouth Arts Quarter

    Over near Teignmouth’s River Beach is the Arts Quarter.  Here you will find a selection…

    1.69 miles away
  7. Teignmouth River Beach

    Located on the estuary side of town, this charming beach takes you back to days gone by.…

    1.84 miles away
  8. Shaldon Beach

    A mix of shingle and sand, the beach gently shelves towards the estuary mouth with views…

    2.23 miles away
  9. Shaldon Approach Golf

    Shaldon Approach Golf is an 18-hole course with hole distances of 60 - 120 yards (7 holes…

    2.24 miles away
  10. Broadmeadow Sports Centre

    Broadmeadow Sports Centre hosts a number of activities and facilities including:

    2.24 miles away
  11. Ness Cove Beach

    Ness Cove at Shaldon nestles in between magnificent red cliffs and is accessed via an…

    2.32 miles away
  12. Dawlish Warren Tourism Group

    The family beach resort with shops, amusements, go-karts, adventure golf, pubs and…

    2.62 miles away
Previous Next
Peak Hill Sidmouth Countryside
European Union Leader South Devon Coastal

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss