There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Somerset by bus, taxi or car
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Bus • 59 min
£5 - £8
2 alternative options
Taxi • 47 min
£85 - £110
Drive • 47 min
£6 - £10
Exeter to Somerset by buses
The bus journey time between Exeter and Somerset is around 58 min and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 57 min. Operated by Stagecoach South West and National Express, the Exeter to Somerset bus service departs from Sowton, Miller & Carter and arrives in Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5. Typically 158 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Buses departing Monday, June 14, 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Somerset is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 59 min.
The fastest way to get from Exeter to Somerset is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £85 - £110 and takes 47 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sowton, Miller & Carter and arriving at Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.
The distance between Exeter and Somerset is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.
The best way to get from Exeter to Somerset without a car is to bus which takes 59 min and costs £5 - £8.
The bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 takes 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Exeter to Somerset bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Sowton, Miller & Carter station.
Exeter to Somerset bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 station.
Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Somerset is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Exeter to Somerset.
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What companies run services between Exeter, England and Somerset, England?
Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 59 min. National Express also services this route once daily.
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.
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to North Petherton
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- £5 - £7
- National Express
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