There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Ilminster by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus National Express, line 30 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. National Express
  2. 30

$13 - $16

5 alternative options

Train, line 30 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. 30

$19 - $25

Train, bus, line 30 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. 1 / ...
  2. 30

$27 - $60

Bus Stagecoach South West, line 30 bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. 4 / ...
  2. 30

$18

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. 34.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Ilminster via Taunton and Taunton, Bus Station in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Ilminster, Orchard Vale
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Hatch Green Coaches
Website
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hatchgreencoaches.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
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Ilminster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Exeter and Ilminster is 49 km. The road distance is 55 km.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Ilminster is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Ilminster is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £100 - £130.

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 2 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Exeter to Ilminster, including transfers.