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Wells, Somerset

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CITY OF WELLS • MENDIP HILLS • SOMERSET LEVELS

By Train

There are no direct train services to Wells but there are several choices of station with connecting bus services to Wells.

1) From Bristol Temple Meads railway station catch the 376 bus service to Wells. The bus stops outside the train station. There are no changes of bus along the route and the journey is approx. 1 hour. Click here for the First Group route map of Bristol. The Wells route is shown by a grey line towards the bottom of the page.

2) From Bath Spa railway station catch the 173 bus service to Wells. The Bath bus station is located next to the railway station. There are no changes of bus along the route and the journey is approx. 1 hour 20 minutes. Click here for the First Group route map between Bath and Wells.

3) From Frome railway station catch the 161 bus service to Wells. The Frome railway station is not close to the 161 route and requires a few minutes walk. There are no changes of bus along the route and the journey is approx. 1 hour 10 minutes.  Click here for the First Group route map for Frome.

4) Castle Cary railway station is the closest to Wells, approx. 15 miles. However, there are not as many train services compared to Bristol and Bath. There is no regular direct bus service to Wells from Castle Cary. You would need to get to Shepton Mallet and then catch the 161 bus to Wells. Click here for the First Group route map for Shepton Mallet.

Train and bus schedules may change throughout the year so please check their websites for any changes that may have been made recently.

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