Please only travel if essential on Sunday 3 December, services are expected to be extremely busy due to industrial action and engineering work affecting other train operators - more information

We are aware of the ASLEF Union's plans for industrial action at CrossCountry on Thursday 7 December, and action short of a strike between Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December – more information

Trains from Birmingham to Taunton

Running 16 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.

Taking the train from Birmingham to Taunton makes your journey quick and comfortable. Travel with CrossCountry and take advantage of our regular services, connecting you with the people and places you want to see. Don't just enjoy the destination; enjoy the journey as well.

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Why CrossCountry?

Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.

  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 10% TOTUM discount

CrossCountry Trains from Birmingham New Street to Taunton

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Travelling to Taunton

  • First CrossCountry train - 07:12
  • Last CrossCountry train - 20:12

Travelling from Birmingham to Taunton

Enjoy exploring Taunton when you travel with CrossCountry. Head to your meeting, visit your family, explore new sights or travel onwards to the surrounding areas - your itinerary is up to you. However long you're staying in Taunton and whatever you have planned, CrossCountry has you covered.

Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Taunton?

Yes, there are direct trains from Birmingham to Taunton on the CrossCountry network.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Birmingham to Taunton?

CrossCountry makes travelling from Birmingham to Taunton easy and comfortable, thanks to the wide range of amenities available on our trains. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ), and make use of our electric points (subject to availability), and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.

Is WiFi available on trains from Birmingham to Taunton?

Yes! Whether you choose to stay in contact with friends or family, or simply catch up on social media, you can surf the net with our free on-board WiFi.

T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.

Can I reserve a seat on trains from Birmingham to Taunton?

You can reserve a seat for free on most CrossCountry services from Birmingham to Taunton using our quick, easy and free ten minute reservation service. Reserve a seat by text message up to 10 minutes before travel if you hold Anytime or Off-Peak tickets. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.

Where can I find cheap tickets from Birmingham to Taunton?

Looking for cheap tickets from Birmingham to Taunton? You're in luck! At CrossCountry, we're committed to connecting you to the people and places you love and giving you the best possible price is part of that. Check out our guide to finding cheap tickets and keep an eye on our special offers.

Can I use my railcard on trains from Birmingham to Taunton?

There's a good chance that you can use your railcard on our service from Birmingham to Taunton. For full information, make sure you check out our Railcards page.


For full information about Taunton station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Taunton

Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!

Top 10 Things to do in Taunton

Top 10 Things to do in Taunton

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