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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Cardiff  •  4 h 52 min

  1. EDI - CWL

$73 - $221

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 17 min

  1. National Express
  2. 28

$49 - $57

7 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. EDI - BRS

$85 - $227

Train to Glasgow, fly to Cardiff  •  5 h 29 min

  1. GLA - CWL

$92 - $272

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. EDI - EXT

$102 - $271

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. 28

$196 - $378

Train, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. 28

$191 - $278

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  11 h 9 min

  1. 28

$208 - $311

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. 425.7 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Minehead, Butlins, England?

Flybe flies from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins via Taunton and Taunton, Bus Station in around 14 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
$24 - $35
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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 Edinburgh to Taunton
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
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 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, Butlins
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, Butlins
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Minehead, Butlins is 528 km. The road distance is 681 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins is to bus which costs £35 - £45 and takes 14 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs £50 - £170.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Minehead, Butlins via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Edinburgh to Minehead, Butlins, including transfers.