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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton

£60 - £89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 50m

  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 Luton Airport London National Express

£12 - £16

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Luton

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Taunton to Luton 167.4 miles

£25 - £40

Taunton to Luton by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Taunton and Luton is around 3h 5m and covers a distance of around 176 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 27m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, London Underground (Tube) and others. Typically 204 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 5m
Fastest journey time:
2h 27m
Journey distance:
176 miles
Services per week:
204
Cheapest price:
£60
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:40
Last service departs at:
21:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Taunton to Luton train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Friday, August 6, 2021

Taunton → Luton
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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Luton is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Luton is to train which costs £60 - £90 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Luton. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Luton Airport London via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Luton. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Luton via Paddington and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Taunton and Luton is 131 miles. The road distance is 167.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Luton without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Taunton to Luton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Taunton to Luton is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Luton.
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  • Distance: 130.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Luton via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Luton via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4h 50m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London Blackfriars to Luton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £18
East Midlands Railways
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
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Berrys Coaches
Phone
01823 331 356
Email
info@berryscoaches.co.uk
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Berrys Coaches

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Taunton to Luton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton Airport London station.

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Taunton to Luton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Luton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Luton is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Taunton to Luton.

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