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Duration 2h 38m
Distance 65.6 miles
Average price £73
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Axminster takes 2h 38m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol to Axminster. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Exeter St Davids
  3. Axminster
2h 37m
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£40 - £164

Bristol to Axminster train times

Trains run five times a day between Bristol and Axminster. The service departs Bristol at 23:06 at night, which arrives into Axminster at 05:51. All services require a transfer at Exeter St Davids and take an average of 2h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Axminster via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Bristol and Axminster is 50 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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Bristol to Axminster train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Axminster train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Axminster station.

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