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There are 14 ways to get from Taunton to Spain by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car, night bus or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Bristol, fly to Madrid  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Madrid (MAD) BRS - MAD

$102 - $310

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Train to Bristol, fly to Malaga  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Malaga (AGP) BRS - AGP

$76 - $328

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Train to Bristol, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN

$95 - $263

Train to Bristol, fly to Sevilla  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Sevilla (SVQ) BRS - SVQ

$110 - $440

Train to Exeter, fly to Malaga  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Malaga (AGP) EXT - AGP

$117 - $655

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$169 - $455

Train to Bristol, fly to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Alicante (ALC) BRS - ALC
  3. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$96 - $282

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$117 - $351

Train  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$400 - $723

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$175 - $506

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Madrid

$146 - $463

Bus  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$111 - $182

Night bus, bus  •  30 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Taunton to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$119 - $197

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Est / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$541 - $674

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Spain is to train and fly which costs £55 - £260 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Spain is to train and fly which costs £75 - £240 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Spain. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Cibeles via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao and Intercambiador De Avenida De América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 25 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Spain is 767 miles.

The best way to get from Taunton to Spain without a car is to train which takes 18 h 4 min and costs £300 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Taunton to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Taunton to Spain is to train which takes 18 h 4 min and costs £300 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £140 and takes 30 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Taunton to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Spain.
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  • Distance: 766.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Taunton, England and Spain?

You can take a train from Taunton to Madrid via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 18 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Madrid via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao, and Intercambiador De Avenida De América in around 30 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Shannon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Sevilla via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Cork
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
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
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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