There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral 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 376 bus  •  2 h 6 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

$48 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station 29

$20 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus, line 376 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Broadmead, Cabot Circus Falcon
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Broadmead, Broad Weir to Wells, HSBC Bank 376

$32 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Wells Cathedral 60.5 miles

$13 - $19

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Wells Cathedral via Taunton, Taunton, Bus Station, and Wells, Bus Station in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Temple Meads to Wells, HSBC Bank
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Broadmead, Broad Weir to Wells, HSBC Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Broadmead, Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Wells Cathedral?

The distance between Exeter and Wells Cathedral is 82 km. The road distance is 97 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral is to drive which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Wells Cathedral?

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Wells Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Wells, Bus Station via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral?

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral, including transfers.