Book Now!!  If you already know what you want to do you can buy your ticket on line now by clicking on National Rail Enquiries. You can also use this link to plan a journey to anywhere in the UK, however many changes it involves. You can collect your tickets at the booking office at Castle Cary station or use the ticket machine on the station forecourt. There is no booking office at Bruton station, but you can board here without a ticket and pay when the conductor comes around.

To open a map of the Rail System of South West England and see how it connects more widely, click here. For information about the rail services linking the region with the rest of the country please click on About rail links and Timetables. On other main pages: Go to: Useful Links for journey planning, ticket purchase, rail and coach links to airports, London Buses and Underground,  Rail Cards, alternative forms of transport and much more; Notes on Accessibility, a problem at some stations; All about local and regional Buses and Coaches; Information about Bruton town, with a local map and a satellite view; Information about the Friends of Bruton Railway Station and their Newsletter.  Finally, if you have any comments or suggestions for the improvement of this site, or spot any errors,  would you very kindly let us know by using the Contact us Page. …


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Website of the Friends of Bruton Railway Station

Trains at Bruton and Castle Cary

and rail links with the rest of the country, also local bus and coach information



Home Rail Map of SW Useful Links  Buses and Coaches  Bruton town

As a voluntary organisation we accept no responsibility for errors or changes in times or schedules.                                                          

About this wonderful area: Within easy reach are Wells and its Cathedral, the City of Bath, with Roman Baths and Georgian Terraces, Glastonbury, famous for its Abbey and of course its Festival, Stourhead House and Garden (most popular National Trust site in England), Longleat House and Safari Park, Stonehenge,  Wincanton Race Course, the Bath and West Showground, Hauser and Wirth’s International Art Gallery at Bruton and of course our latest attraction The Newt in Somerset, between Bruton and Castle Cary.


Quick access for everyone, especially new residents and visitors

Show me a train from Bruton to:   Bristol    Bath    Basingstoke     Bradford-on-Avon    Chetnole    Dorchester    Frome    Keynsham    Salisbury   Trowbridge    Waterloo    Westbury GWR or SWR    Weymouth       Yeovil GWR or SWR

Show me a train from Castle Cary to:  Paddington      Exeter     Newbury       Plymouth      Taunton          Salisbury      Waterloo

I want a timetable for:  Birmingham*   Cardiff**   Derby*   Edinburgh    Portsmouth**             (*take the North East and Scotland option; **scroll down and look for B1 on the list.)

I just want a bus timetable for the Bruton area.   Oh yes, and for Coaches to London.                                                              (Superfast 2 at Wincanton or 3 at Shepton Mallet)

I’ll be travelling with a disabled friend; how can we get help on the way?

I’m coming as a first-time visitor. How can I find my way around?

Tell me about:  Bruton station  Castle Cary station   Bruton town   

Click on any of the underlined words above.

   To find your way around this site, hover over the links above and more will appear.

Services during the Pandemic

The train companies are issuing no printed timetables for the time being. We have been able to put together our own ones, taking the information from National Rail Enquiries and keeping detail to a minimum as everything is subject to change without notice. May we suggest that before travelling you check  on National Rail or call them on 03457 48 49 50.

Remember - face coverings are required on trains.



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Who are the Friends of Bruton   Station, anyway?