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

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Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Primark to Axminster, Trinity Square 30

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster

$28 - $67

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taunton to Axminster 23.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Axminster 23.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Axminster is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Axminster is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taunton, Primark and arriving at Axminster, Trinity Square. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Axminster via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Axminster is 17 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Axminster without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £7.

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The bus from Taunton, Primark to Axminster, Trinity Square takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Taunton to Axminster bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, depart from Taunton, Primark station.

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Taunton to Axminster train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Axminster is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £21 - £55 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Axminster.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

Buses of Somerset operates a bus from Taunton to Axminster every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Taunton to Axminster via Exeter St Davids in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Primark to Axminster, Trinity Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
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Taxi from Taunton to Axminster
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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