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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 17 min

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

$52 - $102

Cheapest option

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 National Express

$17 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 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 takes 1 h 19 min and costs £10 - £16.

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The distance between Axminster and Bristol is 80 km. The road distance is 106 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Axminster to Bristol, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Bristol 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 17 min.

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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 17 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
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
$25 - $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
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
$24 - $35
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
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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