There are 4 ways to get from London to Axminster by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

$45 - $70

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station 035 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Trinity Square X51

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus Berrys Coaches  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House Superfast 2

$49

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from London to Axminster 153.6 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Hammersmith Bus Station and arriving at Axminster, Trinity Square via Ilminster, Market House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Axminster. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between London and Axminster is 135 miles. The road distance is 153.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Axminster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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The train from London Waterloo to Axminster takes 2 h 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Axminster bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, arrive at Hammersmith Bus Station.

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London to Axminster train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from London to Axminster is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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London to Axminster bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, arrive at Ilminster, Market House station.

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London to Axminster train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Axminster station.

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Map of how to get from London to Axminster.
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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between London, England and Axminster, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Axminster hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, Berrys Coaches operates a bus from London to Axminster 3 times a day. Tickets cost $44 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Axminster is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from London to Axminster.

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