Travel from Penzance to Taunton

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$31 | 3h 44min Bus$31 | 3h 44min Bus21 lb of CO2
  1. Train$32
    4h 0min · 44 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$234
    4h 26min · 399 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 28 lb of CO2

Penzance to Taunton Trains

train tickets from Penzance to Taunton

$33 · 4h 0min
Great Western Railway
Train Tickets
About $33
Travel Duration
4h 0min
Penzance - Penzance
Great Western Railway · 4h 0min135 (GW)
Taunton - Taunton

train tickets from St Erth to Taunton

$32 · 3h 51min
Great Western Railway
Train Tickets
About $32
Travel Duration
3h 51min
Lelant Saltings - St Erth
Great Western Railway · 3h 51min135 (GW)
Taunton - Taunton

Penzance to Taunton Buses

bus tickets from Penzance to Taunton

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

bus tickets from Crowlas to Taunton

$31 · 3h 47min
Various bus companies
About $31
Travel Duration
3h 47min

bus tickets from Saint Erth to Taunton

$31 · 3h 44min
Various bus companies
About $31
Travel Duration
3h 44min

bus tickets from St Ives to Taunton

$41 · 4h 40min
Various bus companies
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 40min

Penzance to Taunton Flights

bus tickets from LEQ to EXT

$234 · 4h 26min
Various airlines
About $234
Travel Duration
4h 26min

Drive from Penzance to Taunton

Driving from Penzance to Taunton

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Penzance to Taunton. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Penzance to Taunton under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Taunton by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Taunton

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Penzance to Taunton?

On your trip from Penzance to Taunton, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Penzance to Taunton England - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Penzance to Taunton. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Taunton is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Penzance/Taunton buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Penzance is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Penzance England and Taunton during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Penzance to Taunton? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Taunton traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Taunton is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Penzance to Taunton?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Penzance to Taunton is by bus. The bus costs $31 roughly and will take 3 hours 44 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Penzance to Taunton?

The train costs about $33 between Penzance and Taunton. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Penzance, which is 1 miles from Penzance. Further, once you arrive at Taunton or you will still have 1 miles to Taunton.

How long does it take from Penzance to Taunton by car?

The total distance between Penzance and Taunton is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Travel companies on this route

Great Western Railway
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