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Overview: Bus from Bristol to Bath

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
durationAverage bus duration35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesGreat Western Rail

Buses from Bristol to Bath cover the 11 miles (18 km) long journey taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Bath, Bus Station.

Bus companies: Great Western Rail from Bristol to Bath

Great Western Rail buses will get you between Bristol and Bath from $7 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Bus information from Bristol to Bath with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $7

Bus from Bristol to Bath

A relaxing alternative to car travel, the bus from Bristol to Bath can be caught daily from Bristol Bus Station in Marlborough Street. Although there is just one National Express bus per day at present, passengers find the late afternoon departure time convenient. On average, it takes about 50 minutes for the bus to cover the 13.4 miles between Bristol and Bath.

How long is the journey by bus from Bristol to Bath?

The direct bus from Bristol to Bath takes roughly 1 hour from start to finish. However, this can vary from day to day. The fastest journey time might be as little as 40 minutes, for example, depending on the day of departure and local traffic. When roads are busy, this peak time service might take about 1 hour and 10 minutes to reach its destination.

How many buses are there from Bristol to Bath?

Currently, one bus from Bristol to Bath operated by National Express can be caught on any day of the week. Passengers should check exact departure times when booking since weekend buses may set off slightly later than their weekday counterparts. For example, the bus may leave at around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday but at about 4:15 p.m. on a Monday.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bristol to Bath?

Departure bus station: Bristol Bus Station is the departure point for the bus from Bristol to Bath. The station entrance is in Marlborough Street and its central location makes it easy to reach by taxi or public transport. There is a small coffee shop inside the station as well as a waiting area. Travelers can check departure points and times on the large display screens.

Arrival bus station: Bath Bus Station is a 6-minute walk from James West Street in the center of town or a 3-minute taxi ride via the A367 road. When those traveling by bus from Bristol to Bath arrive here, they can make use of basic facilities such as restrooms and a coffee shop.

Which bus providers travel from Bristol to Bath?

National Express provides regular bus service between Bristol and Bath. The bus from Bristol to Bath runs directly between the centers of each city and is available on almost every day of the year.

National Express Bristol to Bath

The daily National Express bus from Bristol to Bath is used by locals as well as those visiting the region. There are no stops en route and passengers will arrive at their destination feeling calm and relaxed.

Bristol to Bath Bus: Services on board

Free WiFi and charging points are among the perks that travelers on the bus from Bristol to Bath can take advantage of. National Express buses are a cheap and comfortable alternative to trains and an ideal choice for afternoon or evening outings. Seats are roomy and well-spaced and there are no separate ticket classes. All passengers can find the cheapest tickets by booking in advance online. A generous 44 lbs. luggage allowance means that passengers are able to use the bus from Bristol to Bath as vacation transportation as well as for day outings. Larger items of luggage are stowed in underneath storage and can be collected at the end of the journey. Small carry on bags can be stored overhead or under the seat. Those using tablets and laptops can place them on the handy drop-down tray on the back of the seat in front. Only Assistance Dogs are able to travel on the bus at present. Bicycles are only carried if they are the folding type and in padded carry bags. However, it is advisable to check that space for bicycles is available when booking. Disabled access is standard on National Express buses. Those wishing to use the wheelchair lift should state their needs when booking. It is also advisable that space availability is confirmed before setting out. The wheelchair should fit the standard space allocated for wheelchairs on public transport. If using the wheelchair lift, the combined weight of the chair and passenger should not exceed the lift's capacity. Staff are always happy to assist disabled passengers with boarding or disembarking as well as with luggage collection.

FAQs: Bus from Bristol to Bath

FAQs: Take the bus from Bristol to Bath with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Bath.
Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Bath can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bristol to Bath is $14 (€12); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Bath bus time is 35 min   covering the 11 mile (18 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The bus from Bristol to Bath leaves at 11: 45 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
Take the Bristol to Bath bus with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip between Bristol and Bath as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Bristol, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bristol, Airport Bus Station, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Station Approach (Temple Meads - Stop T1). When arriving in Bath, you can end your trip in bus stations like Bath, Bus Station, Bath, London Road and Bath, The Globe (Bristol Rd).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station, which is located around 8.9 miles (14.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Bath, Bus Station, located 0 miles (37 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Bath from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Bath by bus is October.
You have options as you can travel to Bath from Bristol 2 different ways: train or bus.

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