Cambridge to Taunton train

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Overview: Train from Cambridge to Taunton

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£59 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Cambridge to Taunton cover the 160 miles (258 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £59, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Taunton.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Cambridge to Taunton

CrossCountry trains will get you to Taunton from Cambridge from £59. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Taunton from Cambridge you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Taunton from Cambridge with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Taunton from Cambridge as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Cambridge to Taunton train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Cambridge to Taunton on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 160 miles (258 km) route to Taunton from Cambridge with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Cambridge to Taunton train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 55 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cambridge to Taunton

Travel by train to Taunton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Taunton.
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Cambridge and Taunton for as little as £59  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Taunton from Cambridge is £59  one way.
The distance between Cambridge and Taunton by train is approximately 160 miles (258 km).
The Cambridge to Taunton train duration is on average 3 h 51 min, which is to be expected when travelling 160 miles (258 km) between Cambridge and Taunton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Cambridge   to Taunton   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cambridge, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Cambridge.

The most popular arrival train station, Taunton, is located 0.6 miles (950 m) away from the city centre of Taunton.

For the best Cambridge to Taunton train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cambridge to Taunton to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 9 trains a day from Cambridge to Taunton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Cambridge to Taunton at 09: 44   or take the last train from Cambridge to Taunton leaving at 09: 44. Look for the latest Cambridge Taunton train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cambridge to Taunton is on average £59 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Cambridge to Taunton available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cambridge is Cambridge. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cambridge for your trip to Taunton from Cambridge.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transport options for Cambridge
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transport options for Cambridge North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From bus stop on station forecourt.

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