Trains in Somerset 

Train travel into Somerset could not be easier! 

Somerset is linked to London Paddington station by regular high-speed train services provided by Great Western Railway, whose trains reach the county in just over an hour from London.  GWR also provide direct rail links to Devon, Cornwall, South Wales, Bristol and the South Coast. 

All mainline trains offer a choice of First Class and Standard Class accommodation, on-board refreshments and free Wi-Fi access.  Full dining services for breakfast, lunch and dinner also operate on weekdays on the London - Taunton route.

South Western Railway  also carries over 235 million passenger journeys a year, the South Western franchise covers urban, suburban, regional and long-distance routes between London Waterloo and south western England, including Bristol, Exeter and Portsmouth.

Travellers trying to find the best route to Somerset by train can now visit to compare and book various modes of transportation. GoEuro provides users with detailed journey plans to find the best options of travel based on both total travel time and price.There are 10 stations spread throughout the county    at BathBridgwaterTauntonYeovil, Castle Cary, CrewkerneFrome, HighbridgeWeston-Super-Mare and Templecombe. 

The Midlands, North of England and Scotland can also easily access Somerset by train with direct services to Taunton and other locations reached by a simple change of trains at Bristol Temple Meads station.

Book any UK rail tickets now with Great Western Railway – there are no additional fees to pay, unlike some other rail ticket sites.

Find out more about Great Western Railway and their links with Somerset

For Steam fans, there is also a combined GWR and West Somerset Railway ticket available.

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