Edinburgh to Taunton train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Taunton

Showing times and prices for 07 Jul

Cheapest

£133

Average

£170

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.

London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h14 14:44Taunton
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£1331One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:00Edinburgh7h34 15:34Taunton
0 changes
£1341One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh7h14 16:17Taunton
0 changes
£2431One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Taunton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 7 July
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h14 14:44Taunton
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London North Eastern Railway
08:00Edinburgh7h34 15:34Taunton
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Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh7h14 16:17Taunton
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Taunton

Showing times and prices for 07 Jul

Fastest Journey

7 h 14 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

549 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Taunton every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h14 14:44Taunton
0 changes
£1331One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh7h14 16:17Taunton
0 changes
£2431One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:00Edinburgh7h34 15:34Taunton
0 changes
£1341One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Taunton

distanceDistance340 miles (549 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£152 (€170)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Taunton cover the 340 miles (549 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 3 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £76, but the average price of train tickets is £152. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Taunton.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Taunton

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CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Taunton, check out Omio! With one-way Edinburgh to Taunton train ticket prices starting as low as £242 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Taunton from Edinburgh by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 340 miles (549 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Taunton in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Edinburgh to Taunton on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Edinburgh to Taunton train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £242
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your First TransPennine Express 3 train between Edinburgh and Taunton online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest First TransPennine Express 3 train to Taunton from Edinburgh, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 340 miles (549 km) route to Taunton from Edinburgh as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Taunton from Edinburgh, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 Edinburgh to Taunton train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Edinburgh to Taunton with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 58 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Taunton.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Edinburgh to Taunton for some dates and times for as low as £76  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Taunton train price to come in at an average of £152  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Edinburgh to Taunton via train to be approximately 340 miles (549 km).
On average the train from Edinburgh to Taunton duration is 7 h 3 min  for the 340 miles (549 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Taunton.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Taunton, called Taunton, is located around 0.6 miles (950 m) away from its city centre.

Take the Edinburgh to Taunton train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Edinburgh to Taunton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Taunton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Taunton at 07: 30   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Taunton leaving at 14: 30. Look for the latest Edinburgh Taunton train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Edinburgh and Taunton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £152 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Taunton a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Taunton
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Taunton.
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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