Industrial action is expected on Thursday 18th and Saturday 20th August. There will be no service on the Dartmoor Line on these days, and possibly on the days immediately following. It is essential to check service availability before travelling. The latest information regarding the strikes is available at www.gwr.com/strike.
Exeter-Okehampton rail service
The Exeter-Okehampton rail service is operated by Great Western Railway. Rather than trying to reproduce the latest timetable and give up-to-date short term service information, we provide a few links so that potential travellers can get accurate information from the horse's mouth.
Look up basic train info and buy tickets at https://www.gwr.com/travel-information.
Check for service problems at https://www.gwr.com/check.
Alternatively you might like to try Trainline
You can download a timetable in PDF format from http://gwr.com/timetables. The timetable for our line is D2. Timetables are revised every May and December.
Tavistock bus service
Dartline Coaches operates the 118 bus service between Okehampton and Tavistock, the timetable for which can be seen at https://bustimes.org/services/118-tavistock-okehampton.
Visit OkehamptonNote there is also train and bus information on the Visit Okehampton website.
Okehampton Station car park charging commenced on Wednesday April 20th 2022. Tickets cost £2 per day. Automatic numberplate recognition is used for verification. Multi-day and season tickets are available.
20 minutes free parking is allowed for picking up or setting down; there's no need to get a ticket for this service. There's also an extended 1 hour free parking, mainly intended to accommodate buffet users when the latter re-opens; for this you need to get a ticket.
If you don't wish to engage with an old school ticket machine, you can also use the APCOA app.