There are 5 ways to get from Bath to Ilminster by train, bus, taxi 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, bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade 1 / ...
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House 30

$40 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus, line 30 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings to Bristol, Bus Station 37 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol to Taunton
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House 30

$17 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bear Flat to Wells, Bus Station 172 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wells, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station 29

$21 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bath to Ilminster 47.3 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Ilminster 47.3 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Ilminster is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Ilminster is to taxi which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £140 - £180.

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The distance between Bath and Ilminster is 63 km. The road distance is 76 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Bath to Ilminster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Ilminster. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Ilminster, Market House via Bristol and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Bath, England and Ilminster, England?

You can take a bus from Bath to Ilminster via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol, Taunton, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Ilminster, Market House
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Wells, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Hatch Green Coaches
Website
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bear Flat to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Bath to Ilminster
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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