There are 7 ways to get from Cambridge to Minehead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$110 - $186

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Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 727
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

$84 - $104

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Train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

$142 - $209

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Minehead 216.6 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  4. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade

$113 - $365

Fly London Stansted to Cardiff  •  7 h

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cardiff (CWL) STN - CWL

$135 - $1,031

Train to Norwich, fly to Exeter, train, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  4. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade

$124 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Minehead is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Minehead is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Minehead is 170 miles. The road distance is 216.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Minehead without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Cambridge to Minehead, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Minehead is to bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs £60 - £80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £100 - £800 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Minehead.
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  • Distance: 169.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Minehead via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Taunton, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, Thomas Cook, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Cambridge to Minehead every 3 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
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
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 - $26
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 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
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 Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Minehead is 217 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Cambridge to Minehead.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Minehead. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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