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

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Bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Chard, The Guildhall 30 / ...

$17 - $20

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Train, bus  •  3 h 8 min

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

$56 - $91

Train, line 30 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, St. Mary's Church 30

$44 - $82

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Chard 74 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Chard is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Chard is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Chard. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Chard, The Guildhall via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Chard is 63 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Chard without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £13 - £16.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Plymouth to Chard, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Chard bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Plymouth to Chard bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Chard, The Guildhall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Chard is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Plymouth to Chard.

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There are 637+ hotels available in Chard. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Chard.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Plymouth to Chard via Taunton and Taunton, Bus Station in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Bus operators
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, St. Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
29 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
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk

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