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The train from Taunton to London usually takes around 2h 15m but can take just 1h 41m on the fastest services, with around 78 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.
Great Western Railway is the main operator on this route. Free WiFi is available on most services, as well as hot and cold snacks and drinks on some of their high-speed services.
To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – train tickets from Taunton to London are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard – you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.
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The average journey time by train between Taunton and London Paddington is 2 hours and 18 minutes, with around 46 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Taunton to London Paddington is 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Taunton to London Paddington can start from as little as £27.60 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Taunton to London Paddington without having to change trains. There are 46 direct trains from Taunton to London Paddington each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Taunton to London Paddington leaves at 05:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Taunton to London Paddington leaves at 01:40. 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.
Trains travelling from Taunton to London Paddington cover a distance of around 131 miles (211 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Taunton to London Paddington is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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