Which operators can I use?
There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Cardiff in Wales to Taunton in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
How much times does it take?
The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Taunton from Cardiff. The average train duration between Cardiff to Taunton is 1h50m to travel the 32 miles.
How much does it costs?
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Taunton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Cardiff to Taunton in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £11 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 42% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Taunton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Taunton to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to pay less on your Cardiff Taunton train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Cardiff to Taunton? Grab your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Cardiff Taunton ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Cardiff to Taunton (one way trip).
The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Cardiff to Taunton train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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