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There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Chard by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall 30 / ...

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Chard 30.5 miles

$120 - $150

3 alternative options

Train, line 30 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Axminster
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, St. Mary's Church 30

Bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street 30

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Chard 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Chard is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Chard is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Chard. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Chard, The Guildhall via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Chard is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Chard without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Exeter to Chard, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Chard bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Chard, The Guildhall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Chard is 30 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Exeter to Chard.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Chard. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Chard.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Chard via Taunton, Bus Station in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
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 Exeter to Taunton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, St. Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Castle Way to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Chard
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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