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

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Train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly 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

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Fly to Cardiff  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cardiff (CWL) MAN - CWL

$121 - $457

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Train, bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

Train Arriva Trains Wales, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmslow to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Minehead 222.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Exeter, train, bus  •  6 h 40 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Minehead is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Minehead is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Manchester Airport and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Minehead is 165 miles. The road distance is 222.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Minehead without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Greater Manchester to Minehead, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Minehead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Minehead is to bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £90 - £360 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester to Minehead.
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  • Distance: 164.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Minehead, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Minehead via Manchester Airport and Taunton, Bus Station in around 10 h 10 min. Alternatively, Flybe, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Minehead hourly.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Southampton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Belfast City, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Edinburgh, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Aberdeen, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 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 Stockport to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
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
$17 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
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 Manchester Airport to Taunton
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Minehead is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Minehead.

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British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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