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Manchester to Taunton

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Taunton by flight, train, car, bus

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Trip Manchester Taunton

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance174 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Manchester to Taunton?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Taunton. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Manchester and Taunton on a map as well as the route Manchester Taunton and the different connecting points (Taunton Coach Station, Taunton Railway Station, Manchester International Airport, Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Manchester Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Taunton?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Taunton (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre.
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Bristol-Taunton with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Taunton at arrival (0.8 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Taunton with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Taunton railway station (England United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey Manchester-Stoke on Trent with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Stoke On Trent at arrival (1.5 mi from centre)
Arriva Trains Wales provides a rail connection from Manchester to Newport with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Newport (South Wales) railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line Manchester-Stoke on Trent with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Stoke On Trent at arrival (1.5 mi from centre)
Aurigny Air Services carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Taunton (174.6 mi)

All modes of transport Manchester-Taunton

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Manchester to Taunton bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Manchester to Taunton

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Taunton?

To get to Taunton by bus from Manchester, you only have the bus company National Express that serves the these two cities.

National Express Manchester Taunton

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Manchester and Taunton and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Taunton.

  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Manchester Taunton coaches are equipped with.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 174 mi of the trip.
  • The fleet of National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Manchester Taunton road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.

Departure bus stations in Manchester

You will have to arrive at your Manchester stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Taunton' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Manchester

Bus stops at arrival in Taunton

When you arrive in Taunton, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Taunton

Train Manchester to Taunton

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival train stations in Taunton

  • Taunton

Is Manchester connected to Taunton with a direct train?

Yes, the Manchester to Taunton route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Taunton and there may be fewer direct trains from Manchester on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Taunton train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity Train Manchester Taunton

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Taunton with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Taunton railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Manchester Taunton

Carpool from Manchester to Taunton

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Taunton rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Taunton!

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Taunton car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Taunton, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

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