How to get from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare

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Travel Information from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare

distanceDistance23 miles (37 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 23 miles (37 km) by coach or train from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.

How to Travel from Taunton to Weston Super Mare

There are train and bus services covering the 33 mile route from Taunton to Weston Super Mare, with regular trains providing the fastest option for trips to the seaside. Taunton is a vibrant old market town with the Museum of Somerset, housed in the imposing 12th-century Castle, the most popular attraction for visitors. Weston Super Mare is a traditional seaside resort on the Bristol Channel, famous for its summer sand sculpture festival and the elegant Grand Pier.

Train: Great Western Railway offers frequent direct trains from Taunton Station to Weston Super Mare, with a daily schedule running half-hourly from early morning to late night. Journey times range from 20 minutes to 30 minutes. Weston Super Mare Station is around 15 minutes walk from the seafront.

Bus: National Express offers two daily connections from Taunton Coach Station to Weston Super Mare Coach Terminal, requiring a change at Bristol Bus Station. These depart in early afternoon and early evening with a journey time around 2 hours and 30 minutes. There is also a direct overnight service leaving Taunton just after 2:00 a.m. taking 50 minutes to reach Weston Super Mare.

Travelling from Taunton to Weston Super Mare: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Taunton to Weston Super Mare? The train train is the cheapest way to travel from Taunton to Weston Super Mare although the express overnight bus could match the standard train fare, depending on travel dates.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Taunton to Weston Super Mare? Train is the speediest way to get to Weston Super Mare from Taunton, with journeys at least 20 minutes faster than the quickest bus option.

Travel Tips: Travel from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare

Travel to Weston-super-Mare 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 Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.

You can travel from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare 2 different ways: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Weston-super-Mare:

A coach is about £2 less than a train, which costs on average £11 for this route.

The fastest way from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare is by train with an average journey time of 24 min.

Other travel options from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Weston-super-Mare by coach can take on average 40 min.

You should expect to travel around 23 miles (37 km) from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.

The average frequency per day from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Taunton and Weston-super-Mare as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Taunton, Station Road (Caledonian) and tend to arrive in Weston-super-Mare, Homebase.
  • Trains mostly leave from Taunton and tend to arrive in Weston-Super-Mare.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare:

  • You can travel to Weston-super-Mare from Taunton by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with Megabus from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.
  • You can take a train from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with Great Western Railway from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.
Your journey from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare doesn't have to end in Weston-super-Mare. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Birmingham, London or Bristol. If you’d like to add Birmingham, London or Bristol to your Taunton to Weston-super-Mare trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Weston-super-Mare today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £11 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Weston-super-Mare from Taunton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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