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Basingstoke to Taunton by train

  • First train
    06:07
  • Last train
    00:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    143 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Taunton take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Taunton.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Taunton?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Basingstoke 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 38 departures.

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

The Basingstoke to Taunton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 06:07 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 06:52, and the last at 00:28.

When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Taunton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Taunton?

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

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

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 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.