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Portsmouth to Taunton by train

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    23:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    145 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Taunton by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Taunton take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Taunton.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Taunton?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Portsmouth 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 17 departures.

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

The Portsmouth to Taunton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Taunton is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 06:00, and the last at 20:31.

When to book Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Taunton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Taunton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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

Taunton to Portsmouth 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.