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There are 5 ways to get from Woolacombe to Minehead by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Barnstaple  •  4h 57m

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

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Woolacombe to Minehead 38.9 miles

$130 - $170

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade 28

Bus  •  5h 41m

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

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Woolacombe to Minehead 38.9 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Woolacombe to Minehead is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Woolacombe to Minehead is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woolacombe to Minehead. However, there are services departing from Woolacombe, Sands and arriving at Minehead, The Parade via Barnstaple and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Woolacombe and Minehead is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Woolacombe to Minehead without a car is to bus which takes 4h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Woolacombe to Minehead, including transfers.

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Woolacombe to Minehead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnstaple station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Woolacombe to Minehead is 39 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Woolacombe to Minehead.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Minehead. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Woolacombe to Minehead.
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Woolacombe to Minehead via Barnstaple and Taunton, Bus Station in around 4h 57m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
CrossCountry
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Barnstaple to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Ilfracombe to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Minehead, The Parade
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Woolacombe to Minehead
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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