There are 5 ways to get from Axminster to Bristol by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads

$52 - $93

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  2. Take the bus from Taunton to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

$17 - $21

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Bus, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads

$36 - $72

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road Falcon

$32

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Axminster to Bristol 66 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Bristol is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Bristol is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Taunton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Axminster and Bristol is 50 miles. The road distance is 66 miles.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Axminster to Bristol, including transfers.

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Axminster to Bristol bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, depart from Axminster, Trinity Square station.

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Axminster to Bristol train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Bristol is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £35 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Axminster to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Bristol, England?

You can take a train from Axminster to Bristol via Exeter St Davids in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Axminster to Bristol via Taunton, Bus Station and Taunton in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Taunton to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Axminster to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Axminster to Bristol train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Axminster to Bristol is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Axminster to Bristol.

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