There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins by train, bus 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

Train, bus  •  3 h

  1. 28

$70 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. National Express
  2. 28

$29 - $36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. 140.6 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Reading, England and Minehead, Butlins, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Minehead, Butlins via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride, Reading, Taunton, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Reading and Minehead, Butlins is 175 km. The road distance is 225 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 5 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Minehead, Butlins. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Tesco) and arriving at Minehead, Butlins via Reading and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins, including transfers.