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

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Train, line 376 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Temple Meads to Wells, HSBC Bank 376

$44 - $78

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeovil Junction
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station 77

$32 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus, line 376 bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal Falcon
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Temple Meads to Wells, HSBC Bank 376

$38 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Wells 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Wells. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street and arriving at Wells, HSBC Bank via Monkerton, The Barn Owl, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Exeter and Wells is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Wells without a car is to train and line 376 bus which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Exeter to Wells, including transfers.

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Exeter to Wells bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Monkerton, The Barn Owl station.

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Exeter to Wells bus services, operated by First, arrive at Wells, HSBC Bank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Wells is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Exeter to Wells.

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There are 536+ hotels available in Wells. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Wells.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Wells via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R, Monkerton, The Barn Owl, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, and Temple Meads in around 4 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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