How to travel from Manchester to Taunton

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from Manchester to Taunton

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

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

Megabus
11:20AM5h59
Manchester
05:19PMTaunton
$251One-way
0 transfers
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Megabus
11:20AM5h59
Manchester
05:19PMTaunton
$251One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Megabus
03:20PM5h44
Manchester
09:04PMTaunton
$271One-way
0 transfers
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Megabus
05:40PM6h23
Manchester
12:03AMTaunton
$271One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
10:40AM6h39
Manchester
05:19PMTaunton
$271One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
02:40PM6h24
Manchester
09:04PMTaunton
$271One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Manchester to Taunton

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$79 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 5 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $79 (€68) • 3 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Azul or CrossCountry

Travel 174 miles (280 km) by train or bus to Taunton from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, Azul or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Manchester to Taunton.

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Travel on National Express and CrossCountry travel to Taunton from Manchester at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Manchester and Taunton. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    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 Manchester and Taunton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Taunton.
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      There are 2 travel options between Manchester and Taunton. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Taunton from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9).

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

      A bus is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Manchester to Taunton costing on average ().

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

      A bus is $68 (€59) less than a train with an average ticket price of $79 (€68) from Manchester to Taunton.

      The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Taunton is by train, which takes on average 3 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 44 min on average.

      Taunton is approximately 174 miles (280 km) away from Manchester.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Taunton is:

      • 7 buses per day.
      • 12 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Taunton from Manchester 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 when traveling from Manchester to Taunton:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Coach Station to Taunton, Yallands Hill / Thornash Close.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Taunton.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Taunton:

      • National Express, Megabus or FlixBus can get you to Taunton by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Manchester to Taunton for $10 (€9) on Omio.
      • Travel with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains for trains to Taunton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for CrossCountry Manchester to Taunton tickets on Omio for $79 (€68).

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Taunton with Megabus with 2 direct buses per day.
      • You can check for a direct train to Taunton with CrossCountry with 1 direct train per day.

      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 route.

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