Southampton to Taunton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:41
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 47m

Travelling from Southampton to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Taunton take around 1 hour and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Taunton.

Are there direct trains from Southampton to Taunton?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Southampton 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 36 departures.

How long is the train journey from Southampton to Taunton?

The Southampton to Taunton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Southampton to Taunton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:41.

When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Taunton by train.

Which train companies operate between Southampton and Taunton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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