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There are 5 ways to get from London to Chard by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 23 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 47 min

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

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus Berrys Coaches  •  4 h

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

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

$45 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London to Chard 146.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from London to Chard is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Chard is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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

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

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The best way to get from London to Chard without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from London to Chard, including transfers.

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London to Chard bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Chard is to bus which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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London to Chard bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Taunton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Chard is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from London to Chard.

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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Berrys Coaches operates a bus from London to Chard twice daily, and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, South Western Railway operates a train from London to Chard hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 41 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
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Castle Way to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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