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

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Bus, line 30 bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House 30

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Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Ilminster 34.1 miles

$200 - $240

3 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus, line 30 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade 1 / ...
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House 30

Train, line 30 bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Axminster
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Ilminster, Swanmead School 30

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Ilminster 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Ilminster is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Ilminster is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Ilminster. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Ilminster, Market House via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Exeter and Ilminster is 31 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ilminster without a car is to bus and line 30 bus which takes 1h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Exeter to Ilminster, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Ilminster bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Ilminster, Market House station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Ilminster is 34 miles. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Exeter to Ilminster.

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There are 633+ hotels available in Ilminster. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Ilminster.
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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Ilminster via Taunton, Bus Station in around 1h 40m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
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
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Ilminster, Swanmead School
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Ilminster
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com

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