How to travel from Cardiff to Taunton

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from Cardiff to Taunton

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

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bus

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

Megabus
08:25AM4h15
Cardiff
12:40PMTaunton
$101One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
08:25AM4h15
Cardiff
12:40PMTaunton
$101One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Megabus
08:25AM4h15
Cardiff
12:40PMTaunton
$101One-way
0 transfers
Other options
National Express
08:15PM4h30
Cardiff
12:45AMTaunton
$411One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Taunton

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 3 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€33) • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Rail

Travel 32 miles (51 km) by train or bus from Cardiff to Taunton. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cardiff to Taunton.

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Travel from Cardiff to Taunton on National Express and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Cardiff and Taunton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Taunton.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Taunton: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Taunton from Cardiff is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Cardiff to Taunton:

      Taking a bus costs $28 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $38 (€33) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Taunton from Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 1 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 19 min.

      The distance from Cardiff to Taunton is approximately 32 miles (51 km).

      The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Taunton is:

      • 9 buses a day.
      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cardiff and 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 Cardiff to Taunton:

      • Buses mostly depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Taunton, Yallands Hill / Thornash Close.
      • Trains mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Taunton.

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

      • You can take a bus from Cardiff to Taunton with Megabus or National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€8) with Megabus from Cardiff to Taunton.
      • You can travel by train to Taunton from Cardiff with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry, and you can find Great Western Rail Cardiff to Taunton tickets for $38 (€33) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Cardiff to Taunton with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with with 7 direct trains per day.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Cardiff to Taunton often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bristol, Minehead, Backwell or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Taunton and these popular destinations at a great price.

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