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Cambridge to Taunton by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 27m
  • Distance
    259 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 52m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Taunton take around 3 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Taunton.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Taunton?

Journeys between Cambridge and Taunton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Cambridge to Taunton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 41 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Taunton?

The Cambridge to Taunton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cambridge to Taunton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:59, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Cambridge to Taunton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Taunton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Taunton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Taunton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • First Great Western
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Taunton to Cambridge by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.