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There are 5 ways to get from Taunton to Lyme Regis by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, The Parade to Axminster, Trinity Square 30
  2. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Lyme Regis, Co-op Store X51 / ...

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Train, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Lyme Regis, Co-op Store X51 / ...

£27 - £131

3 alternative options

Bus via Seaton, Tramway Station  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Castle Way to Seaton, Tramway Station 20

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taunton to Lyme Regis 26.3 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Lyme Regis 26.3 miles

£4 - £6

Taunton to Lyme Regis by bus

The bus journey time between Taunton and Lyme Regis is around 2h 45m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 59m. Operated by Buses of Somerset and First, the Taunton to Lyme Regis bus service departs from Taunton, The Parade and arrives in Lyme Regis, Co-op Store. Typically 35 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Taunton to Lyme Regis bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Lyme Regis is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 41 min.

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The fastest way to get from Taunton to Lyme Regis is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £55 - £70 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Lyme Regis. However, there are services departing from Taunton, The Parade and arriving at Lyme Regis, Co-op Store via Axminster, Trinity Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Taunton and Lyme Regis is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Lyme Regis without a car is to bus which takes 2h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Taunton to Lyme Regis, including transfers.

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

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Taunton to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by First, arrive at Lyme Regis, Co-op Store station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Lyme Regis is 26 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Taunton to Lyme Regis.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Lyme Regis. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Taunton, England and Lyme Regis, England?

You can take a bus from Taunton to Lyme Regis via Axminster, Trinity Square in around 2h 39m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Lyme Regis, Co-op Store
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Lyme Regis, Co-op Store
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Castle Way to Seaton, Tramway Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Dartline Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Taunton to Lyme Regis
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Taunton Taxi Services
Phone
+44 1823 248 248
Website
taxis-in-taunton.com
Our Taxis
Phone
+44 1823 333 667
Website
ourtaxis.com
Leo Taxis Taunton
Phone
+44 1823 924 400
Website
leotaxis.co.uk
Ali Cabs Taunton
Phone
+44 1823 241 122
Website
alicabs.co.uk
A1 Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1823 332 211
Website
a1acetaxis.co.uk
A Cabs Taunton
Phone
+44 1823 429 406
Website
acabs0.wixsite.com

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