Penzance to Taunton by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 9m
  • Distance
    199 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penzance to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Penzance to Taunton take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penzance and Taunton.

1. Are there direct trains from Penzance to Taunton?

Direct trains from Penzance to Taunton have been found.

We usually find around 22 direct trains on the route from Penzance to Taunton every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Penzance to Taunton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Penzance around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penzance around 06:30, and the last at 17:50.

When to book Penzance 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 Penzance to Taunton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penzance and Taunton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great 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.