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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Minehead by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Westbury (Wilts)  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

Train, bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  4. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade 28

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Minehead 117.5 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Minehead is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Minehead is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between Southampton and Minehead is 93 miles. The road distance is 117.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Minehead without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Southampton to Minehead, including transfers.

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Southampton to Minehead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Minehead bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Minehead, The Parade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Minehead is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Southampton to Minehead.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Minehead. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Minehead, England?

You can take a bus from Southampton to Minehead via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Taunton, Bus Station in around 7h 2m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Taunton
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $50
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express

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