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There are 4 ways to get from Northampton to Taunton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton

£65 - £96

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Taunton National Express

£28 - £54

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Westgate to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street
  3. Take the train from Reading to Taunton

£57 - £102

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Northampton to Taunton 160.7 miles

£26 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Taunton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Taunton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Taunton via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Taunton via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Northampton and Taunton is 129 miles. The road distance is 160.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Taunton without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Northampton to Taunton, including transfers.

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Northampton to Taunton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Northampton station.

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Northampton to Taunton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Taunton is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £55 and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Taunton.
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  • Distance: 128.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Taunton via Birmingham New Street in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Taunton via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6h 20m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £80
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Westgate to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £20
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £35
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National Express

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Northampton to Taunton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Taunton station.

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Northampton to Taunton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Taunton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Taunton is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Northampton to Taunton.

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