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Swansea to Taunton by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 43m
  • Distance
    89 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 7m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swansea to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Taunton take around 2 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Taunton.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Taunton?

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Swansea 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 36 departures.

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

The Swansea to Taunton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 05:59, and the last at 20:55.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Taunton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Taunton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • 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 Swansea 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.