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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. National Express

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

$39 - $89

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. 49.8 miles

$170 - $220

Drive  •  57 min

  1. 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

What companies run services between Barnstaple, England and Taunton, England?

National Express operates a bus from Barnstaple to Taunton 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barnstaple to Taunton via Exeter St Davids in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Barnstaple to Taunton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$170 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barnstaple and Taunton is 67 km. The road distance is 80 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Taunton is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Taunton is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs £130 - £160.

No, there is no direct train from Barnstaple to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Taunton via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Taunton. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

The bus from Barnstaple to Taunton takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a day.