There are 6 ways to get from Peterborough to Somerset by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Taunton

$112 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to Leicester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to North Petherton National Express

$25 - $34

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 50 min

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

$135 - $202

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Farringdon
  2. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to North Petherton, Verriers Superfast 1

$87 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Somerset 194.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly, night bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the night bus from Exeter to North Petherton

$93 - $316

What companies run services between Peterborough, England and Somerset, England?

You can take a train from Peterborough to Somerset via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Oxford Circus Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, Taunton, Taunton Station, Taunton, The Parade, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Somerset via Leicester in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to North Petherton, Verriers
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to North Petherton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Exeter to North Petherton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Peterborough to Somerset?

The distance between Peterborough and Somerset is 251 km. The road distance is 311 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Somerset?

The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Somerset is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 7 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Peterborough to Somerset?

The quickest way to get from Peterborough to Somerset is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £29 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Peterborough and Somerset?

No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to Somerset. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at North Petherton via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Peterborough to Somerset?

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Peterborough to Somerset, including transfers.