Duration 3h 28m
Distance 144.7 miles
Average price £80
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Penzance and Taunton takes 3h 28m and the fastest train takes 3h 9m. There is a train service every few hours from Penzance 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.


  1. Penzance
  2. Taunton
3h 26m
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£55 - £120

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penzance and arriving at Taunton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Penzance and Taunton is 124 miles. The road distance is 144.7 miles.

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Penzance to Taunton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Penzance station.

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

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What companies run services between Penzance and Taunton?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Penzance to Taunton every 2 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 26m. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £120
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £85

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