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There are 4 ways to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train via Basingstoke  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Leamington Spa

$86 - $129

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Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  2. Take the bus from Taunton to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$23 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street

$96 - $161

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon 135.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Taunton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Exeter St Davids and Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Axminster and Stratford-upon-Avon is 113 miles. The road distance is 135.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, depart from Axminster, Trinity Square station.

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Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 112.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon via Basingstoke, Leamington Spa, and Leamington Spa, station in around 4h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon via Taunton in around 6h 58m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
4 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
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
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 Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
National Express

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Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Axminster to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 572+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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