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There are 5 ways to get from Taunton to Weymouth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Weymouth

$36 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station 30
  2. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Westham, Holland Road X53

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus via Yeovil, Bus Station  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Yeovil, Bus Station 54
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil to Weymouth National Express

$6 - $10

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Yeovil, Bus Station 54
  2. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Weymouth

$14 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Weymouth 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Weymouth is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Weymouth is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton station to Weymouth. However, there are services departing from Taunton, Bus Station and arriving at Weymouth via Yeovil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Weymouth. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Weymouth via Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Weymouth is 40 miles. The road distance is 53.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Weymouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £27 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Taunton to Weymouth, including transfers.

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Taunton to Weymouth bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Taunton, Bus Station.

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Taunton to Weymouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Weymouth is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £27 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Weymouth.
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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Weymouth via Castle Cary in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Weymouth via Yeovil, Bus Station and Yeovil in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Castle Cary to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
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 Yeovil to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Taunton to Weymouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Weymouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Weymouth is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Taunton to Weymouth.

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