How to travel from Bristol to Taunton

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from Bristol to Taunton

How to get from Bristol to Taunton by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Bristol to Taunton is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Bristol, Airport
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Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:15AMTaunton station (TAU)
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Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:55AMTaunton station (TAU)
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Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:42AMTaunton station (TAU)
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Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:16AMTaunton station (TAU)
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Bristol, City Centre
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Bristol, City Centre
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Bristol, Airport
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Travel Information from Bristol to Taunton

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $2
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or CrossCountry

Travel 37 miles (60 km) by train or bus to Taunton from Bristol. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Bristol to Taunton.

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to Taunton from Bristol you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry from Bristol to Taunton travel information:

  • Average Duration: 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bristol to Taunton travel information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: $5

FAQs: Travel from Bristol to Taunton

FAQs: Travel 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 Bristol to Taunton.

There are 2 travel options from Bristol to Taunton. You can take a train or bus.

The cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Taunton is a bus with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options from Bristol to Taunton:

Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

A bus is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Bristol to Taunton.

A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bristol to Taunton costing on average $7 (€6).

The quickest way to travel from Bristol to Taunton is by train, which takes on average 30 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Taking a bus requires on average 58 min of travel time.

The Bristol to Taunton distance is around 37 miles (60 km).

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Taunton is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bristol to Taunton as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bristol to Taunton:

  • Buses most often depart from Bristol at Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Taunton at Taunton, Yallands Hill / Thornash Close.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bristol Temple Meads and tend to arrive in Taunton.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Taunton:

  • You can take a bus from Bristol to Taunton with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $2 (€2) with FlixBus from Bristol to Taunton.
  • You can travel to Taunton from Bristol by train with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $7 (€6) with Great Western Rail from Bristol to Taunton.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Taunton with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 4 direct buses per day to Taunton with Megabus or National Express.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Taunton with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail.

Direct services to Taunton tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Taunton? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Taunton usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Minehead, Backwell or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Minehead, Backwell or Birmingham from Taunton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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