There are 3 ways to get from Basingstoke to Minehead by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$74 - $162

Cheapest option

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

$52 - $65

1 alternative option

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 takes 2 h 29 min and costs £20 - £30.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Minehead is 167 km. The road distance is 202 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Basingstoke to Minehead, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Basingstoke to Minehead. However, you can take the train to Reading, take the train to Taunton, take the walk to Taunton Station South Side, then take the bus to Minehead, The Parade. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Basingstoke to Minehead via Yeovil Junction, Yeovil Junction, Station, Yeovil, Bus Station, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 6 h 2 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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