Duration 2h 59m
Distance 73.8 miles
Average price £73
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bournemouth and Taunton takes 2h 59m and the fastest train takes 2h 34m. The train service runs several times per day from Bournemouth to Taunton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 3h 40m

  1. Bournemouth
  2. Southampton Central
  3. Westbury (Wilts)
  4. Taunton
3h 40m
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£52 - £177

Bournemouth to Taunton train times

Trains run every three hours between Bournemouth and Taunton. The earliest departure is at 15:06 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Bournemouth is at 19:06 which arrives into Taunton at 22:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Taunton via Southampton Central and Westbury (Wilts). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Taunton is 57 miles. The road distance is 73.8 miles.

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Bournemouth to Taunton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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Bournemouth to Taunton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Taunton station.

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