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

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  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

$45 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 2 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

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from London to Axminster 153.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Axminster

$75 - $288

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Axminster hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Axminster via Dorchester, South Station in around 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Axminster
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Exeter Central to Axminster
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Axminster?

The distance between London and Axminster is 216 km. The road distance is 246 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Axminster?

The cheapest way to get from London to Axminster is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 6 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Axminster?

The quickest way to get from London to Axminster is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £30 - £55.

Is there a direct train between London and Axminster?

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.

Is there a direct bus between London and Axminster?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Axminster, Trinity Square via Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Axminster?

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