How to get from Bristol to Taunton

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from Bristol to Taunton

You can get from Bristol to Taunton by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bristol to Taunton on 18 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Bristol and Taunton

distanceDistance37 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 37 miles between Bristol and Taunton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Bristol to Taunton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Taunton

Travel 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 Bristol to Taunton.

You can travel to Taunton from Bristol 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Taunton, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Taunton:

A coach is generally £9 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £15 from Bristol to Taunton.

The fastest way from Bristol to Taunton is by train with an average journey time of 30 min.

Other travel options between Bristol and Taunton can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Taunton by coach can take on average 55 min.

The distance between Bristol and Taunton is around 37 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Taunton is:

  • 18 coaches a day.
  • 33 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Taunton from Bristol as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Taunton:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bristol, City Centre and tend to arrive in Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian).
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Taunton.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Taunton:

  • You can go to Taunton from Bristol by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Megabus from Bristol to Taunton on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Bristol to Taunton with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Bristol to Taunton tickets for £15 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Bristol and Taunton with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 18 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Taunton as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bristol and Taunton.

Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Taunton? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Taunton usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Plymouth. If you're looking to explore London, Cardiff or Plymouth from Taunton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip to Taunton from Bristol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £6 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £15 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Bristol and Taunton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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