Yeovil has two railway stations on two separate lines serving the town. Yeovil Pen Mill is on the Bristol to Weymouth line and Yeovil Junction is on the Waterloo to Exeter line. Both stations are served by bus links to and from the town centre.
The 68 bus provides a link from Lyde Road (north of junction with Cavalier Way) to both Yeovil Pen Mill & Junction stations.
The Heart of Wessex line produce travel guides – which are updated biannually to concur with the revised timetable. It gives some really good ideas on places you can visit on the Bristol – Weymouth line.
Practical information about using the trains from Yeovil
• Yeovil Pen Mill railway station is situated to the east of the town centre and services from the station are operated by Great Western Railway. A two hourly service operates north to Bristol Temple Meads and to Weymouth, southbound. The station is a 25 min walk and 7 min cycle from Wyndham Park.
• Yeovil Junction is the busier of the two railway stations, serving the London Waterloo to Exeter line, and is operated by South West Trains. The station is a 23 min cycle ride from Wyndham Park.
Getting on the train
• Look up the times of the trains to your destination – use the various National Rail Enquiry services to get the time of the next train: website www.nationalrail.co.uk Tel: 08457 48 49 50 or smartphone app.
• Buy your ticket – You can order your ticket via the internet, over the phone or at the station before you get the train. Sometimes if the station is unstaffed you can buy the ticket on the train itself. Often buying your ticket at least 24 hours in advance can be much cheaper than buying on the day. Also, there are a variety of railcards and discounts on offer for all age groups including 16-25, Two Together, Family & Friends, Disabled Persons and Senior railcards. Check for details on how to obtain railcards and travel discounts at www.nationalrail.co.uk
• On the train – Have your ticket to hand as you may be asked to show your ticket more than once during your journey and to go through the barriers once you get off.
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