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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Shepton Mallet by train, bus or car

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Train, line 1 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Castle Cary
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Castle Cary Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph 1 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Shepton Mallet National Express

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Train, line 174 bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bath Spa
  2. Take the line 174 bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bowlish, Old Hospital 174

$41 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Shepton Mallet 91.6 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Shepton Mallet is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Shepton Mallet is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Shepton Mallet. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Market Place and arriving at Shepton Mallet via Reading and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Reading and Shepton Mallet is 71 miles. The road distance is 91.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Shepton Mallet without a car is to train and line 1 bus which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Reading to Shepton Mallet, including transfers.

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Reading to Shepton Mallet bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Shepton Mallet bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shepton Mallet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Shepton Mallet is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Reading to Shepton Mallet.

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  • Distance: 70.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Shepton Mallet, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Shepton Mallet via Reading and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Cary Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.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 Reading to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Shepton Mallet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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