Cardiff to Taunton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cardiff to Taunton by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Taunton take around 1 hour and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 50 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Taunton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Taunton?
Journeys between Cardiff and Taunton usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Cardiff to Taunton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Taunton?
The Cardiff to Taunton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Taunton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:07.
What's the Cardiff to Taunton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Taunton are $9.38.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $9 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $21. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Taunton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Taunton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Taunton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Taunton to Cardiff by train