Travel and transport

By Car

To plan a driving route to Cheddar, visit the AA Route Planner web site. Most people approach from Junction 22 of the M5, from where Cheddar Gorge and Caves are signposted (click for map).

Click here for the National Transport Direct journey planner.

Click here for A371 traffic reports.

Click here for wider Somerset traffic reports and here for national updates.

Click here for roadworks information.

For taxi services visit the Business A-Z listing. Some taxi firms are also listed on the Taxi Register site, with QR code links you can scan with your phone camera.

Car sharing

Save money on your car transport costs by sharing a car with someone:

By Rail

You first need to travel to Weston-Super-Mare  (click here for train timetables). Thence proceed by bus 126 or taxi.

Weston Super Mare Live Departures and Arrivals

Cheddar’s own station on the Yatton to Wells line did not survive the Beeching axe of 1963 but station buildings remain in the village and much of the old line is now a long distance footpath.

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By Bus

The main bus service in Cheddar is the 126 from Weston-Super-Mare station to Wells bus station.  For more bus timetable details visit There is also now the Webberbus 26 which running between Weston and Wells, occasionally extended to Bridgwater.

Bus stop location and times of next buses from the village centre can be seen here (mobile friendly). For stops nearer Cheddar Woods holiday park click here.

There is also a comprehensive list of Somerset bus timetables provided by Somerset County Council (see diagram below for routes through Cheddar).

Our only other regular bus services are run by Bakers Dolphin Coaches; there is the 668 which goes to Wedmore and Street (for Clarks Village and adjacent to Glastonbury); the 619 from Badgworth via Axbridge, Cheddar, Wedmore and Mark to Bridgwater College; and the 620 between Bridgwater College, Wedmore, Cheddar, Winscombe and Langford.

By Air

Our nearest airport is Bristol International, 10 miles distant. No direct bus service. If dropping off or picking up air passengers please note parking charges apply.

Live Flight Departures | Arrivals
Bristol Airport Information | Airport Guide
Parkat Airport Parking Disabled & Reduced Mobility Guide

By Express Coach

Click the logo below to find times and fares on National Express coach services to Wells or Weston Super Mare where you can connect with the local 126 bus.

Local rail map
Rail map

Local bus map