There are 3 ways to get from Ilfracombe to Porlock by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate 28

$24 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilfracombe to Porlock 30.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Porlock 30.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to Porlock. However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at Porlock, Parson Street Junction Church via Taunton, Bus Station and Minehead, Tesco Supermarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Ilfracombe and Porlock is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Porlock without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Ilfracombe to Porlock, including transfers.

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Ilfracombe to Porlock bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ilfracombe station.

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Ilfracombe to Porlock bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Minehead, Butlins Main Gate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilfracombe to Porlock is 30 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Ilfracombe to Porlock.

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There are 448+ hotels available in Porlock. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ilfracombe to Porlock.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Ilfracombe, England and Porlock, England?

You can take a bus from Ilfracombe to Porlock via Taunton, Taunton, Bus Station, Minehead, Butlins Main Gate, and Minehead, Tesco Supermarket in around 5 h 24 min.

Bus operators
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
+44 08717 818178
Bus from Ilfracombe to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Buses of Somerset
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Ilfracombe to Porlock
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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