Taunton to Southampton by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m
  • Distance
    122 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Taunton to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Taunton to Southampton take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Taunton and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Taunton to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Taunton to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 59 departures.

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

The Taunton to Southampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Taunton around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Taunton around 05:39, and the last at 22:18.

When to book Taunton to Southampton 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 Taunton to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Taunton and Southampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Taunton to Southampton, 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

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.