The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 35 m
4 h 49 m
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Of the 8 buses that leave London for Taunton every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||3 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£17 (€20)|
|Coach frequency||8 a day|
|Coach companies||National Express, Megabus or FlixBus|
Coaches from London to Taunton cover the 133 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian).
Buy your official National Express and FlixBus coach tickets between London and Taunton from £10 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Taunton coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Coach information from London to Taunton with FlixBus:
A major town in Somerset, Taunton is a popular destination for visitors to the West Country, handy for hikers heading to Exmoor or holidaymakers planning a stay in cider country. As a stopping point on most coach routes to Devon and Cornwall, there are frequent direct coaches from London to Taunton. Journey times from the capital average around four hours, with connections available in the morning, afternoon, evening and late at night, making it easy to find the right coach connection from the capital to Somerset.
The UK's national coach operator, National Express, provides direct coaches from London Victoria Coach Station to Taunton Tower Street terminus. Additional indirect services with National Express involve a change at Bristol Marlborough Street Coach Station.
The fastest direct National Express coaches from London to Taunton are late-evening connections taking three hours and 25 minutes to cover the 133-mile road route west to Somerset. Other direct trips take 15 minutes to an hour longer, depending on traffic conditions. Indirect journeys take from four hours and 35 minutes to more than seven hours.
The National Express timetable offers seven daily direct coaches from London to Taunton. Departure times include two morning services, two afternoon coaches, two evening connections and a late-night departure leaving London a little before midnight. In addition, there are 11 daily indirect connections requiring a change in Bristol, with departure times from early morning to late afternoon.
Departure bus station: London Victoria Coach Station is located on the south-western side of central London, served by bus routes with nearby stops on Buckingham Palace Road and by Underground trains on three lines at the nearby Tube station. Facilities at the terminus include cash points, a luggage storage office, cafes, bakeries, food market, fast food outlets and a taxi rank.
Arrival bus station: Taunton Tower Street Bus Station is situated on the north-eastern side of the town centre, close to local bus stops and taxi ranks. Facilities at the bus station are limited, but there are coffee shops, supermarkets, cash points and a shopping centre within a few minutes' walk.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria to Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian).
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival coach station in Taunton, called Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian), is located around 0.4 miles (640 m) away from its city centre.
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