There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Chard by train, bus, taxi or car

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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

$16 - $22

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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

$15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Chard 30.5 miles

$120 - $150

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 station to Chard. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Chard, Boden Street via Axminster, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 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 train and line 30 bus which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Exeter to Chard, including transfers.

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Exeter to Chard bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Exeter to Chard bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Chard, Boden Street 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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The nearest airport to Chard is Exeter (EXT) Airport which is 22.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Bristol (BRS) (37.4 miles), Cardiff (CWL) (40 miles), Southampton (SOU) (70.5 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (117.1 miles).

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There are 626+ hotels available in Chard. Prices start at $83 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: 2 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Chard via Axminster, Rail Station in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, St. Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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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