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

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids

$16 - $50

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Exeter National Express

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taunton to Exeter 32.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Exeter 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Exeter is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Exeter is to train which costs £12 - £40 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taunton and arriving at Exeter. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taunton and arriving at Exeter St Davids. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Exeter is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £12 - £40.

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The train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Taunton to Exeter train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Exeter is to train which takes 34 min and costs £12 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Taunton to Exeter hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 34 min. CrossCountry also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Taunton to Exeter 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $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 Exeter
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Taunton to Exeter
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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

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Taunton to Exeter train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Exeter is 32 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Taunton to Exeter.

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