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There are 3 ways to get from Taunton to Hook by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Basingstoke

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, The Parade to Axminster, Rail Station 30
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Basingstoke

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Taunton to Hook 108.5 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Hook is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Hook is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Hook. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Hook via Reading and Basingstoke. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Taunton and Hook is 95 miles. The road distance is 108.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Hook without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £45 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Taunton to Hook, including transfers.

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

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Taunton to Hook train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Hook is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Taunton to Hook.

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  • Distance: 95.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Taunton, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Taunton to Hook via Reading and Basingstoke in around 2h 27m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
Train from Axminster to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £85
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £85
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, The Parade to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours

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