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

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

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

$35 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus via Yeovil, Bus Station  •  3 h 10 min

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

Bus First  •  4 h 19 min

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

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Weymouth to Taunton 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Weymouth to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Weymouth and arriving at Taunton, Market House via Yeovil, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Weymouth to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Weymouth and arriving at Taunton via Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Taunton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Weymouth to Taunton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Taunton is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Weymouth to Taunton.
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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Weymouth to Taunton via Castle Cary in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weymouth to Taunton via Yeovil and Yeovil, Bus Station in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weymouth to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Castle Cary to Taunton
Ave. Duration
20 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
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Weymouth to Yeovil
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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Weymouth to Taunton bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Taunton, Market House station.

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

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

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