Getting to Dartmoor
Dartmoor is easy to get to, with a host of public transport options and road links. Dartmoor can be accessed from around the country using the M5 - alternatively, the Exeter/Okehampton Dartmoor Line directly connects the northern part of Dartmoor to the city of Exeter, where you can find connections to the main UK rail network. The main line train stations closest to Dartmoor National Park include: two stations in Exeter, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Ivybridge and Plymouth.
Journey time between London Paddington and Plymouth is around 4 hours, and you can then get an onward connection to Dartmoor.
Find out more and plan your trip to Dartmoor by visiting one of the National Park's visitor centres.
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