How to get from Cambridge to Taunton

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Travel Information from Cambridge to Taunton

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £68 • 3 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 160 miles (258 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Cambridge and Taunton. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Taunton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Taunton.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Cambridge and Taunton. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Taunton. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Taunton:

A ferry journey is usually £42 less than a journey to Taunton by coach, which costs on average £42 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £8 less than a flight, which costs on average £8 for this route.

A ferry is £68 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Cambridge to Taunton costing on average £68.

The fastest way to get to Taunton from Cambridge is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Taunton that can usually take longer:

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The Cambridge to Taunton distance is approximately 160 miles (258 km).

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Taunton is:

  • 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cambridge and Taunton 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 when travelling from Cambridge to Taunton:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) to Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Cambridge and arrive in Taunton.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Taunton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Taunton by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Cambridge to Taunton for £42.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Taunton by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Cambridge to Taunton for £68 on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cambridge to Taunton often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Cardiff. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cambridge and Taunton itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Taunton and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Cambridge to Taunton, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £42 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £8 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £68 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Taunton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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