Where do GWR trains to Taunton arrive and depart?


GWR trains arrive and depart from Taunton train station; just a short walk from the town centre and the region’s major motorway, the M5.

Which train services run direct to Taunton?


Direct trains from Swindon, Bristol, and Cardiff all run to Taunton as well as services from Wales such as Swansea and Llanelli.

When is the best time to travel to Taunton by train?


Off-peak services offer the quietest journeys into Taunton. 

By travelling outside of busy commuter times or at the weekend, you can take advantage of cheaper train tickets too.

Things to do in Taunton

Nestled in the beautiful county of Somerset, the stunning landscapes, meadows, woodlands, cider and cheese of Taunton are something you’ll never grow tired of.

But there’s much more to Taunton than its great views and excellent traditional produce, as the town has developed a rich restaurant scene – with bistros, gastro pubs and local eateries all setting a high standard. Close to the wetlands of the Somerset Levels the beautiful Quantock and Blackdown Hills, Taunton offers the perfect digestif for all that delicious food with a great choice of beautiful places to walk.

Or for those not quite as keen on the great outdoors, a great range of high street and independent shops will provide fantastic retail therapy. Go on, spoil yourself and take a train to Taunton with GWR to sample the great fare for yourself.

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Train tickets to Taunton

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