There are 10 ways to get from Belfast to Minehead by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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

Fly Belfast City to Cardiff  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Cardiff (CWL) BHD - CWL

$72 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Minehead, Butlins

$51 - $68

8 alternative options

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol, train, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade

$86 - $219

Fly Belfast City to Exeter, train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Exeter (EXT) BHD - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade

$89 - $359

Bus to Dublin, fly to Cardiff  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL

$79 - $236

Car ferry, bus, train  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
  5. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$236 - $346

Car ferry, train, bus via Glasgow Central  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
  5. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$315 - $460

Car ferry, train, bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Chester to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  4. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$160 - $238

Bus, car ferry, train  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 132
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  5. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  6. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$197 - $273

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Minehead

$129 - $179

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Minehead is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Minehead is to fly which costs £50 - £190 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Minehead is 257 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Belfast to Minehead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Minehead, Butlins via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Minehead, England?

Flybe flies from Belfast to Minehead twice daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
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
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
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Minehead, Butlins
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$226
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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