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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

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

$85 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$23 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

$49 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London to Chard 146.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Chard is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between London and Chard is 131 miles. The road distance is 146.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from London to Chard, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Chard.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Chard hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Chard 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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
$7
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
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk

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