There are 5 ways to get from London to Chard 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, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall 30 / ...

$94 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Taunton National Express

$25 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

$53 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London to Chard 146.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train, line 30 bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Axminster
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street

$80 - $293

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Chard hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Chard 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 40 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
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
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Castle Way to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Chard?

The distance between London and Chard is 210 km. The road distance is 235 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Chard is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

The quickest way to get from London to Chard is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £22 - £35.

Is there a direct bus between London and Chard?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Chard. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Chard, The Guildhall via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from London to Chard, including transfers.