Trains from Taunton to Birmingham

Taunton to Birmingham train information

Taunton Birmingham train map

Train duration 2h07m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Taunton, England
Distance 114 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £20.20
Average train price £36.00

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Taunton, situated in England and Birmingham, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Cross Country.

How long is the train?

On average, the journey takes approximately 2h07m by train covering a distance of 114 miles to get to Birmingham from Taunton. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £20.20 one way.

Best prices for Taunton to Birmingham train tickets

from £20.20 MORE 2h04m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.00 MORE 3h44m
from £7.50 MORE 4h33m

Taunton - Birmingham prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Taunton to Birmingham by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Taunton - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Taunton to Birmingham are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 7 days in advance, you can find tickets from £31 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £45 for your train. Thus, you may save 33% on the price of your ticket by booking 7 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Taunton to Birmingham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Taunton and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Taunton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£30.40 18/12/2019 19:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£30.40 18/12/2019 20:27 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£30.95 18/12/2019 18:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£31.55 18/12/2019 08:08 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£32.25 18/12/2019 18:25 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£32.80 18/12/2019 13:21 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£32.80 18/12/2019 12:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£32.80 18/12/2019 13:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£32.80 18/12/2019 17:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Taunton
Birmingham
New Street
£35.35 18/12/2019 08:53 Cross Country 19 hours ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Taunton Birmingham train

Discount Taunton - Birmingham train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Taunton Birmingham train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Taunton Birmingham ticket is £35.28 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £35.28: £88/£35.28 = 2.49. It will take you approximately 3 trips from Birmingham to Taunton (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Taunton to Birmingham train £35.28 £23.52 £11.76 2.5

(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