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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central

£45 - £67

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, The Parade to Axminster, Trinity Square 30
  2. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Weymouth, Kings Statue X53 / ...
  3. Take the train from Weymouth to New Milton

Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, The Parade to Yeovil, Bus Station 54
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place X10

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Taunton to Highcliffe 83.1 miles

£12 - £19

Taunton to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Taunton and Highcliffe is around 3h 47m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 38m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern and South Western Railway, the Taunton to Highcliffe train service departs from Taunton and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 47m
Fastest train time:
2h 38m
Train distance:
118 miles
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
£45
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:19
Last train departs at:
21:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Taunton to Highcliffe train schedules

Taunton → Highcliffe
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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Taunton, The Parade and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Yeovil, Bus Station, Blandford, Market Place, Poole, Bus Station and Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Westbury (Wilts) and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Taunton and Highcliffe is 64 miles. The road distance is 83.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Taunton to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Taunton to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, depart from Taunton, The Parade station.

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Taunton to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Highcliffe is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 64.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Taunton, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

You can take a train from Taunton to Highcliffe via Westbury (Wilts) and Southampton Central in around 3h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Highcliffe via Yeovil, Bus Station, Blandford, Market Place, Poole, Seldown Coach Station, Poole, Bus Station, and Bournemouth Square in around 7h 45m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£18 - £23
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, The Parade to Axminster, Trinity Square
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Bus from Taunton, The Parade to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours

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Taunton to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Blandford, Market Place station.

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Taunton to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Highcliffe is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Taunton to Highcliffe.

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