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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 25 min

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

$36 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  4 h 38 min

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

$15 - $16

2 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

$18 - $21

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

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

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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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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
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Castle Cary to Taunton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Market House
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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