There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet by train, bus 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

Train, line 1 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Castle Cary
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Castle Cary Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph 1 / ...

$39 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Bridgwater National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bridgwater, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Police Station Superfast 3

$18 - $22

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeovil Junction
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Frithfield Lane 1 / ...

$31 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Shepton Mallet 61.8 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Shepton Mallet, England?

You can take a bus from Exeter to Shepton Mallet via Bridgwater and Bridgwater, Bus Station in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Cary Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Frithfield Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bridgwater, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Police Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Shepton Mallet?

The distance between Exeter and Shepton Mallet is 86 km. The road distance is 99 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Shepton Mallet?

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Shepton Mallet. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Shepton Mallet, Police Station via Bridgwater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Shepton Mallet?

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