There are 5 ways to get from Basingstoke to Minehead by train, bus or car

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Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$73 - $161

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Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 033 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

$32 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Newbury to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$62 - $107

Train South Western Railway, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Yeovil Junction
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station 54
  3. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

$50 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Minehead 126.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Minehead is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Minehead is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke station to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke, Railway Station and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Minehead is 104 miles. The road distance is 126.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Minehead without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £55 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Basingstoke to Minehead, including transfers.

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Basingstoke to Minehead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Basingstoke, Railway Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to Minehead is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Basingstoke to Minehead.

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

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Minehead.
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  • Distance: 104.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Basingstoke to Minehead via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport London T5, Taunton, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 6 h 36 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Newbury to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
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
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Basingstoke, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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