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

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Shepton Mallet National Express

$14 - $21

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Train, line 174 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa
  2. Take the line 174 bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bowlish, Old Hospital 174

$30 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Shepton Mallet 64.1 miles

$13 - $20

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Shepton Mallet. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Shepton Mallet via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Cardiff and Shepton Mallet is 34 miles. The road distance is 64.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Shepton Mallet without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs £10 - £17.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Cardiff to Shepton Mallet, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Shepton Mallet bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Shepton Mallet bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shepton Mallet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Shepton Mallet is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Cardiff to Shepton Mallet.

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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Shepton Mallet, England?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Shepton Mallet via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 3 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Bus operators
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Shepton Mallet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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