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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate 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.

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Reading to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton Station Bridge to Minehead, Warren Road

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Reading to Bristol City Centre
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Minehead, Butlins

Drive

  1. Drive from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate

Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate by train and bus

The journey time between Reading and Minehead, Butlins Main Gate is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 135 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 46m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Buses of Somerset, the Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate service departs from Reading and arrives in Minehead, Warren Road. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 31m
Layover time:
1h 29m
Total time:
4h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 46m
Journey distance:
135 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:49
Last service departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Station Road and arriving at Minehead, Butlins via Reading and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Reading and Minehead, Butlins Main Gate is 110 miles. The road distance is 140.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate, including transfers.

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Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Minehead, Butlins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate.
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  • Distance: 109.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Reading to Minehead, Butlins Main Gate via Reading, Bristol City Centre, and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 5h 51m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station Bridge to Minehead, Warren Road
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Reading to Bristol City Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Minehead, Butlins
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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