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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 16 min

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

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$28 - $68

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taunton to Axminster 23.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Axminster 23.4 miles

$5 - $8

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 41 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
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
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
Other operators
Taxi from Taunton to Axminster
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taunton and Axminster is 27 km. The road distance is 38 km.

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

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

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 41 min.

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.

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