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There are 5 ways to get from Chard to London by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 30 bus, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Chard, Boden Street to Taunton, Bus Station 30 / ...
  2. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington

$75 - $140

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Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to London Waterloo

$45 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chard to London 143.5 miles

$30 - $45

Line 30 bus, train, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Chard, The Guildhall to Axminster, Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY

$70 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Chard to London is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chard to London is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chard to London station. However, there are services departing from Chard, Boden Street and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Taunton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Chard and London is 131 miles. The road distance is 143.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chard to London without a car is to line 30 bus and train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Chard to London, including transfers.

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Chard to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Chard to London is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Chard to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Chard to London.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Chard, England and London, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Chard to London hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chard to London 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Chard, Boden Street to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Chard, The Guildhall to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chard to London is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Chard to London.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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