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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 Sep 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMEdinburgh Airport1h15 10:05AMBristol Airport
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10:45AMEdinburgh14h35 01:20AMBath, Dorchester Street
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04:45PMEdinburgh Airport1h15 06:00PMBristol Airport
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09:50PMEdinburgh13h25 11:15AMBath, Dorchester Street
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08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h51 02:51PMBath Spa
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 28
$233London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Oct 1
$142Cross Country
$35National Express
Oct 2
$294Avanti West Coast
$41National Express

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Bath

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $267
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€32) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $78 (€62) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 317 miles (511 km) by flight, bus or train between Edinburgh and 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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.
How do I reach Bath from Edinburgh?

There are 3 travel options from Edinburgh to Bath: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bath from Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to go to Bath from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $39 (€32).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bath:

Taking a bus is about $38 (€31) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $78 (€62) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $228 (€183) less than taking a train, which costs on average $267 (€215) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Bath?

The fastest way to get to Bath from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bath can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 25 min   on average.

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

How far is Bath from Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 317 miles (511 km) between Edinburgh and Bath.

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

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 flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Bath, Westgate Buildings.
  • Most travelers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bath Spa.
Which travel operators can get me to Bath from Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Bath by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $78 (€62) with easyJet from Edinburgh to Bath.
  • You can go to Bath from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $39 (€32) with National Express from Edinburgh to Bath on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Bath with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Edinburgh to Bath tickets for $267 (€215) on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Edinburgh to Bath?

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Bath with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bath as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bath from Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Edinburgh to Bath?
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!
How far in advance should I purchase my Edinburgh to Bath one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $78 (€62) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $39 (€32) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $267 (€215) one way on average.

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

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