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

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Train, line 376 bus  •  2 h 26 min

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

$44 - $78

3 alternative options

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

Train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station 29

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Wells Cathedral 60.5 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Wells Cathedral station. 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.

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The distance between Exeter and Wells Cathedral is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral without a car is to train and line 376 bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral, including transfers.

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Exeter to Wells Cathedral bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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Exeter to Wells Cathedral bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Wells, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Wells Cathedral is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Exeter to Wells Cathedral.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Wells Cathedral. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Wells Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
National Express

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Taunton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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