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There are 3 ways to get from Axminster to Cardiff by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 16m

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

$72 - $157

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Bus, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Hospital to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central

$45 - $85

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Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Axminster to Cardiff 96.7 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Cardiff is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Cardiff is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Cardiff Central via Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Axminster and Cardiff is 49 miles. The road distance is 96.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Axminster to Cardiff, including transfers.

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

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Axminster to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Axminster to Cardiff is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Axminster to Cardiff.

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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Axminster to Cardiff via Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads in around 3h 16m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Hospital to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com

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