How to travel from Southampton to Taunton

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from Southampton to Taunton

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

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

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Travel Information from Southampton to Taunton

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Travel 74 miles (119 km) by train or bus between Southampton and Taunton. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Southampton to Taunton.

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You can travel by travel between Southampton and Taunton with National Express and South Western Railway. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

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

      FAQs: Travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Taunton.

      There are 2 travel options from Southampton to Taunton: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Taunton from Southampton is by taking a train, which costs on average $25 (€22).

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

      Taking a train costs $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Southampton and Taunton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Taunton by bus takes 7 h 5 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 74 miles (119 km) from Southampton to Taunton.

      The average frequency per day from Southampton to Taunton is:

      • 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Southampton 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 Southampton to Taunton:

      • Buses from Southampton to Taunton most often leave from Southampton Airport Parkway and arrive in Taunton, Yallands Hill / Thornash Close.
      • Trains from Southampton to Taunton most often leave from Southampton Central and arrive in Taunton.

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

      • You can take a bus from Southampton to Taunton with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€25) with National Express from Southampton to Taunton.
      • You can take a train from Southampton to Taunton with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€22) with Great Western Rail from Southampton to Taunton.

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

      • Direct bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

      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 from Southampton to Taunton.

      Looking to extend your trip from Southampton to Taunton? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton 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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