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Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads by train

It takes an average of 51m to travel from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads by train, over a distance of around 37 miles (60 km). There are normally 79 trains per day travelling from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads and tickets for this journey start from £7.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 30m
PriceFrom £7.50
Distance37 miles (60 km)
Frequency79 trains per day
First train05:15
Last train22:43
Departure stationTaunton
Arrival stationBristol Temple Meads
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Great Western Railway

Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads train times

Check out the next trains departing from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads for Monday 14th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:13 taunton06:20 bristol temple meadsPlat. 5 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 7m, direct
06:11 taunton07:13 bristol temple meadsPlat. 5 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 2m, direct
06:38 taunton07:43 bristol temple meadsPlat. 2 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 5m, direct
06:51 On timetaunton07:25 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 5 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets34m, direct
06:55 taunton07:52 bristol temple meadsPlat. 3 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets57m, direct
07:04 taunton08:16 bristol temple meadsPlat. 4 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 12m, direct
07:23 taunton08:24 bristol temple meadsPlat. 3 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 1m, direct
07:53 On timetaunton08:27 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 5 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets34m, direct
08:19 taunton09:22 bristol temple meadsPlat. 3 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 3m, direct
08:53 taunton09:24 bristol temple meadsPlat. 5 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets31m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads take?

The average journey time by train between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads is 51 minutes, with around 79 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads is 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads cost?

Train ticket prices from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads can start from as little as £7.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads without having to change trains. There are 79 direct trains from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads leave?

The first train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 05:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads leave?

The last train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 22:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads by train?

Trains travelling from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads cover a distance of around 37 miles (60 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton.

Cheap train tickets from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads

Train tickets from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads start at £7.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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