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

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  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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Train, line 800 bus, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Reading
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Railway Station

$76 - $132

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Northampton 160.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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 3 h 25 min.

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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 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Taunton to Northampton, including transfers.

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Taunton to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Taunton 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 2 h 48 min to drive from Taunton to Northampton.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 128.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
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
1 h 20 min
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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