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SW Falcon - Bristol and Bristol Airport to Taunton

Live in Bristol and looking for a fast, comfortable way to reach Taunton? Use our Falcon coach service. As well as running 24/7, the Falcon offers free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, alongside plenty of other handy benefits.

The Falcon passes through Bristol Airport too, and terminates in Plymouth. Discover more information about our Falcon Bristol to Taunton route today,
 

Journey Information from Bristol City Centre and Bristol Airport to Taunton

Fares from: £5
Average journey time: 1 hour 23 minutes
Changes: Direct service
Buses per day: Monday to Thursday: 18 buses per day. Friday to Sunday: 19 buses per day. 
Distance: 5 miles
Bus operators: Stagecoach
Origin: Bristol Cabot Circus, Bond Street, Stop T
Destination: Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
 
 

Bristol City Centre and Bristol Airport to Taunton

For Bristol residents, the Falcon is super easy to catch. The service itself terminates in Plymouth, passing through Taunton on the way. Just buy a ticket, take your seat and enjoy a smooth ride.
 

Bristol Airport to Bristol City Centre Stops

From Bristol City Centre, it takes just two stops to reach Bristol Airport. View the first leg of our Bristol to Taunton route below.
 
  • Bristol City Centre, Cabot Circus
  • Lime Kiln Flyover
  • Bristol Airport arrivals
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    Bristol Airport to Taunton Stops

    There's no need to drive to and from Bristol Airport and pay for expensive parking. Instead, just catch the Falcon. We'll pick you up from Bristol Airport departures and take you all the way home to Taunton. Our service operates both ways too, so we can drop you off at arrivals before your holiday begins!

  • Bristol Airport Arrivals
  • Bristol Airport Departures
  • Churchill, Churchill Lane
  • Brent Knoll Fox & Goose A38
  • Bridgwater Huntworth Lane M5
  • Taunton Blackbrook, Park Avenue 
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    Bristol Airport to Bristol City Centre Stops

    From Bristol City Centre, it takes just two stops to reach Bristol Airport. View the first leg of our Bristol to Taunton route below.
     
     
     

    Bristol Airport to Bristol City Centre Stops

    From Bristol City Centre, it takes just two stops to reach Bristol Airport. View the first leg of our Bristol to Taunton route below.
     
  • Bristol City Centre, Cabot Circus
  • Lime Kiln Flyover
  • Bristol Airport arrivals
  •  

    Bristol Airport to Bristol City Centre Stops

    From Bristol City Centre, it takes just two stops to reach Bristol Airport. View the first leg of our Bristol to Taunton route below.
     
  • Bristol City Centre, Cabot Circus
  • Lime Kiln Flyover
  • Bristol Airport arrivals
  •  

    Bristol Airport to Taunton Stops

    There's no need to drive to and from Bristol Airport and pay for expensive parking. Instead, just catch the Falcon. We'll pick you up from Bristol Airport departures and take you all the way home to Taunton. Our service operates both ways too, so we can drop you off at arrivals before your holiday begins!

    Bristol Airport to Taunton Stops

    There's no need to drive to and from Bristol Airport and pay for expensive parking. Instead, just catch the Falcon. We'll pick you up from Bristol Airport departures and take you all the way home to Taunton. Our service operates both ways too, so we can drop you off at arrivals before your holiday begins!

    Bristol Airport to Taunton Stops

    There's no need to drive to and from Bristol Airport and pay for expensive parking. Instead, just catch the Falcon. We'll pick you up from Bristol Airport departures and take you all the way home to Taunton. Our service operates both ways too, so we can drop you off at arrivals before your holiday begins!

    Bristol Airport to Taunton Stops

    There's no need to drive to and from Bristol Airport and pay for expensive parking. Instead, just catch the Falcon. We'll pick you up from Bristol Airport departures and take you all the way home to Taunton. Our service operates both ways too, so we can drop you off at arrivals before your holiday begins!
     
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    Compare prices

    Getting from A to B doesn't have to be expensive with Stagecoach. Our prices are up to 59% cheaper than off-peak train tickets, and you can save even more when you book a return. See how our bus fares compare to rail fares below:

     

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    Single

    Return

    Discounted Return*

    Falcon - Bristol to Taunton

      £7.40

      £8.20

    £5.10

    Off-Peak Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads**

     £13.70

     £27.30

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    *Discounted returns are available on the Falcon for the under 25s, over 60s and concessionary pass holders. 
    **Results taken 07/02/2019, prices subject to change. Return price based on off-peak anytime adult return. Single price based on off-peak single.


    How can I buy a ticket?

    If you'd like to pre-book a seat for the Bristol to Taunton route, just head over to megabus.com. You'll also be able to buy your ticket on the day from your Falcon driver - whether that's a single, return, day or even a season ticket.

    It costs just £7 for a single trip from Bristol to Taunton or a return trip offers even better value at £8. 

    Under 25s, over 60s and concessionary pass holders can also benefit from 1/3 off their ticket price.


    Book your seat on Megabus.com 

     

    Need to travel from Taunton to Bristol? 

     

    Need to buy a  return from Taunton to Bristol instead? Our Falcon service works both ways, and you can quickly find out when our buses will stop at our Blackbrook Park Avenue stop using the timetable below.

    View Falcon Timetable

     


    Why fly by Falcon? 

  • Free Wi-Fi,  USB charging points, power sockets and air con on board!
  • Dedicated wheelchair space (pre-book, see FAQs for details)
  • Connects Devon with Somerset and Bristol 24/7*
  • Pay by contactless for your ticket.
  • Contactless
    WiFi

    USB Charging

      

     



    FAQs

     

    How long does it take to travel from Bristol to Taunton with the South West Falcon?

    On average, the journey from Bristol to Taunton on the Falcon takes 1 hour 23 minutes.

     

    Is this a direct service?

    Yes, this is a direct service. No changes are required.

     

    What is the distance between Bristol and Taunton?

    The distance between Bristol Cabot Circus and Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue is 55 miles.

     

    What time is the first bus to Bristol?

    The first bus departs Bristol Cabot Circus departs at 01:30.

     

     

    What time is the last bus to Bristol?

    The last bus from Bristol departs at 23:30.

     

    If you still can't find the answer you need, take a look at our complete list of FAQ or contact the Stagecoach team; for more information - there are plenty of ways to get in touch.