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from Bournemouth to Bath

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Travel Information to Bath from Bournemouth

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€49) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 50 miles (80 km) between Bournemouth and Bath. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Bath.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bournemouth to Bath
Travel to Bath easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bournemouth to Bath.
How do I reach Bath from Bournemouth?

You can travel from Bournemouth to Bath 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bournemouth to Bath?

The cheapest way to travel to Bath from Bournemouth is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Bath:

A bus is generally $48 (€38) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $62 (€49) from Bournemouth to Bath.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Bath?

The fastest way to get to Bath from Bournemouth is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bath can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Bournemouth to Bath?

You should expect to travel around 50 miles (80 km) between Bournemouth and Bath.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bournemouth to Bath?

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Bath is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bournemouth to Bath as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Bournemouth to Bath?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bournemouth to Bath:

  • Buses mostly depart from Bournemouth, Coach Station and arrive in Bath, Westgate Buildings.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bournemouth and tend to arrive in Bath Spa.
Which travel operators can get me to Bath from Bournemouth?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bournemouth to Bath, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Bath by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Bournemouth to Bath for $14 (€11) on Omio.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Bath by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Bournemouth to Bath for $62 (€49) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Bath from Bournemouth?
Many of our customers traveling from Bournemouth to Bath don't make Bath their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bath are London, Bristol or Oxford, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bath to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Bournemouth to Bath tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Bournemouth to Bath, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€11) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $62 (€49) one way.

But we recommend booking Bournemouth to Bath tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bournemouth (Coach Station)
Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth University

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