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There are 5 ways to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary Station 1
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Taunton

$14 - $27

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Bus, line 21 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Bridgwater, Bus Station Superfast 3
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Bridgwater, Bus Station to Taunton, Market House 21

Line 669 bus, line 29 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 669 bus from Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph to Street, Crispin Hall 669
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Street, The Library to Taunton, Market House 29

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shepton Mallet to Taunton 31.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Shepton Mallet to Taunton 31.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shepton Mallet station to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Shepton Mallet, Police Station and arriving at Taunton, Market House via Bridgwater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Shepton Mallet and Taunton is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton without a car is to line 1 bus and train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £11 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton, including transfers.

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Shepton Mallet to Taunton bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, arrive at Shepton Mallet, Police Station.

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Shepton Mallet to Taunton bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Taunton, Market House station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepton Mallet to Taunton is 31 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Shepton Mallet to Taunton.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Taunton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shepton Mallet to Taunton.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Shepton Mallet, England and Taunton, England?

You can take a bus from Shepton Mallet to Taunton via Bridgwater, Bus Station in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Taunton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Bridgwater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgwater, Bus Station to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Street, The Library to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Frome Bus
Phone
01373 471474
Website
fromebus.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph to Street, Crispin Hall
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fromebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shepton Mallet to Taunton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk

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