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

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Tesco 12

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street 6A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Launceston 77 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Launceston is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Launceston is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Pennycomequick, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Launceston is 61 miles. The road distance is 77 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Launceston without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Taunton to Launceston, including transfers.

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

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Taunton to Launceston bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at Launceston, Westgate Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Launceston is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Taunton to Launceston.

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There are 783+ hotels available in Launceston. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Launceston.
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  • Distance: 61.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Taunton to Launceston via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Pennycomequick, station in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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