How to travel from Edinburgh to Bath

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from Edinburgh to Bath

You can get from Edinburgh to Bath by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Bath on Jun 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMEdinburgh Airport1h15 08:15PMBristol Airport
0 transfers
10:45AMEdinburgh14h35 01:20AMBath, Dorchester Street
1 transfer
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05:55PMEdinburgh Airport1h15 07:10PMBristol Airport
0 transfers
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 03:52PMBath Spa
2 transfers
09:10PMEdinburgh14h35 11:45AMBath, Dorchester Street
2 transfers

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Bath

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$68 - $285
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $68 (€61) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $68 (€61) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 317 miles (511 km) from Edinburgh to Bath. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $68 (€61). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Bath.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Bath.

There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bath: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bath from Edinburgh is by taking a flight, which costs on average $68 (€61).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bath:

A flight is generally $24 (€21) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $92 (€82) from Edinburgh to Bath.

Taking a flight is about $217 (€194) less than taking a train, which costs on average $285 (€255) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Bath is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 9 min   on average.

The distance from Edinburgh to Bath is approximately 317 miles (511 km).

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Bath is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Bath as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses from Edinburgh to Bath most often leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Bath, London Road.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bath at Bath Spa.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Bath:

  • You can go to Bath from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $92 (€82) with National Express from Edinburgh to Bath on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Bath from Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Bath tickets for $68 (€61) on Omio.
  • You can go to Bath from Edinburgh by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $285 (€255) with Cross Country from Edinburgh to Bath on Omio.
Your trip from Edinburgh to Bath doesn't have to end in Bath. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Oxford. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Oxford to your Edinburgh to Bath tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bath today!

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Bath, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $92 (€82) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $68 (€61) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $285 (€255) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Bath online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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