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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Bristol to Taunton

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton

Drive

  1. Drive from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton

Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton by train

The train journey time between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 45 miles. The fastest train normally takes 29 min. Services are operated by CrossCountry and First Great Western Service. Typically 256 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
48 min
Fastest train time:
29 min
Train distance:
45 miles
Trains per week:
256
Cheapest price:
£17
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:00
Last train departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton is to rideshare which costs £4 - £10 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton is to train which costs £17 - £120 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Taunton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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It is 38 miles from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton. It is approximately 48.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £17 - £120.

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The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Taunton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton is 48 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton.

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  • Distance: 37.8 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Bristol Temple Meads, England and Taunton, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton every 2 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £120 and the journey takes 32 min. First Great Western Service also services this route hourly.

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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bristol to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £10
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Gloucester Road Taxis
Phone
+44 117 325 5255
CityFox Taxis
Phone
+44 117 403 2798
Bristol City Taxis
Phone
+44 117 214 0944
Website
bctaxis.co.uk
AA Taxis Bristol
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Website
aataxibristol.co.uk
1st Call Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5111

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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