Manchester to Taunton train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Taunton

Showing times and prices for May 30

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Taunton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:03AM3h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:58AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2141One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
05:11AM4h06
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:17AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2141One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:09AM4h06
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:15PMTaunton station (TAU)
$2321One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
07:25AM3h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:15AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2381One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
06:03AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:16AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2381One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Manchester to Taunton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 30
Cross Country
05:11AM4h06
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:17AMTaunton station (TAU)
1 transfer
Cross Country
06:03AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:16AMTaunton station (TAU)
1 transfer
Cross Country
07:25AM3h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:15AMTaunton station (TAU)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:03AM3h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:58AMTaunton station (TAU)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:09AM4h06
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:15PMTaunton station (TAU)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Taunton

Showing times and prices for May 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

280 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Taunton every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
07:25AM3h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:15AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2381One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:03AM3h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:58AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2141One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:09AM4h06
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:15PMTaunton station (TAU)
$2321One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
05:11AM4h06
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:17AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2141One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
06:03AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:16AMTaunton station (TAU)
$2381One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Taunton

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$147 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Taunton cover the 174 miles (280 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $78 (€68), but the average price of train tickets is $147 (€127). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Taunton.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains from Manchester to Taunton trains

For as little as $145 (€125) you can travel by train from Manchester to Taunton with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Manchester to Taunton train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: $404
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Taunton

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Taunton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Taunton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Taunton can start from as little as $78 (€68) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Taunton is $147 (€127); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Taunton train travel time is 3 h 48 min   for the 174 mile (280 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Taunton leaves at 5: 11 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Taunton leaves at 8: 25 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Manchester to Taunton with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Manchester to Taunton, you can count on CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Taunton. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester and Taunton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 25 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Taunton, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Taunton from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Taunton by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to Taunton including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Taunton

Manchester
Taunton
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Taunton from Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Manchester, Abraham Moss
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