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

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$85 - $148

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Northampton National Express

$21 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, line 800 bus, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Reading
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central station X60 / ...

$70 - $123

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Taunton to Northampton 160.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Northampton is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Northampton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Northampton via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Northampton via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Taunton and Northampton is 129 miles. The road distance is 160.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Taunton to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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Taunton to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Northampton is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 128.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Northampton via Birmingham New Street in around 3h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Northampton via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 6h 10m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Northampton
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Taunton to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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Taunton to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Northampton is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Taunton to Northampton.

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