The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Bath will cost around $ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.
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1 h 25 m
1 h 34 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 train that leave London for Bath every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 155 km distance in an average of 1 h 34 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 25 m .
The slowest train will take 2 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 1 minute
|Train Ticket Price:||$27|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Bath|
|Train Companies:||Great Western Railway, South Western Railway|
The train offers a fast and comfortable way to travel between London and Bath with fast direct services operated by First Great Western taking just 1 hour and 35 minutes. Trains depart every half hour or so with the first service leaving at 5:19 a.m. and the last at 11:30 p.m. Off peak and super off peak fares are available. A slower service departs for Bath twice daily from Waterloo Station.
Trains from London to Bath depart from Paddington Station, one of the capital's major transport hubs. Paddington is located on the tube via the Bakerloo, Circle & District, or Circle and Hammersmith & City tube lines allowing easy access from all parts of the city including Heathrow Airport. Passengers can also take the Heathrow Express which runs every 30 minutes and takes just 15 minutes. The area is well served by bus routes with many offering all night services.
Bath has long charmed visitors with its stately Georgian architecture, sweeping crescents, and sense of romance. It's a fine city to explore on foot, visiting museums and the many inviting shops and cafes. Trains from London arrive at Bath Spa Station located in the centre of the city near Southgate Shopping Centre and a short walk from the Roman Baths. It's open from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays, 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays. Bath Bus Station is a short walk away along Dorchester Street where passengers can catch local and regional buses. Dorchester Street also features several bus stops for routes such as the 13, X31, X72 to the High Street, the 15 to the university, and the A4 to Bristol Airport.