There are 5 ways to get from Taunton to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 1 min

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

$102 - $176

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Bus  •  6 h 39 min

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

$70 - $83

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge

$132 - $206

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Cambridge 201.9 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

$103 - $352

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Cambridge via Cheltenham Spa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Cambridge is 162 miles. The road distance is 201.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Taunton to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Taunton to Cambridge is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 161.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Cambridge via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Cambridge via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
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 Taunton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Cambridge is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Taunton to Cambridge.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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