There are 4 ways to get from Barnstaple to Minehead by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

$20 - $23

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Train, bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$47 - $98

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barnstaple to Minehead 36.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Barnstaple to Minehead 36.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Minehead is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Minehead is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnstaple to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Barnstaple and Minehead is 27 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Minehead without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £14 - £18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Barnstaple to Minehead, including transfers.

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Barnstaple to Minehead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnstaple station.

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Barnstaple to Minehead bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Minehead, The Parade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnstaple to Minehead is 37 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Barnstaple to Minehead.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Minehead. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Barnstaple, England and Minehead, England?

You can take a bus from Barnstaple to Minehead via Taunton and Taunton, Bus Station in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
CrossCountry
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 Barnstaple to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Barnstaple to Minehead
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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