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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to Bath

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Cardiff to Bath is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
22:152h38
Cardiff
00:53Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change
Cheapest
National Express
18:152h27
Cardiff
20:42Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change
Cheapest
National Express
20:252h36
Cardiff
23:01Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change

Bus timetableCardiff to Bath

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
National Express
18:152h27
Cardiff
20:42Bath, Dorchester Street
1 change
National Express
20:252h36
Cardiff
23:01Bath, Dorchester Street
1 change
National Express
22:152h38
Cardiff
00:53Bath, Dorchester Street
1 change

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Bus times from Cardiff to Bath

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m

Average

2 h 33 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

58 km

To travel from Cardiff to Bath you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
National Express
18:152h27
Cardiff
20:42Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
20:252h36
Cardiff
23:01Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change
National Express
22:152h38
Cardiff
00:53Bath, Dorchester Street
£211One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to Bath

distanceDistance36 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Coaches from Cardiff to Bath cover the 36 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like National Express or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Bath, Westgate Buildings.

Coach companies: National Express and Great Western Rail Cardiff to Bath

Travel from Cardiff to Bath from £11 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and Great Western Rail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Cardiff and Bath, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Cardiff to Bath coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: £14
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

Buses from Cardiff to Bath

The first bus from Cardiff to Bath departs Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, at around 4:15 a.m. Journeys generally take between 2 and 30 minutes to 3 hours. In the evening, the last bus departs Cardiff Coach Station after 11:00 p.m. The last late afternoon and early evening service is around 5:00 p.m. National Express operates this service and journeys involve one change in Bristol with a comfortable interval between buses to make the connection.

Taking the Bus from Cardiff

Buses from Cardiff to Bath usually leave from Cardiff Coach Station, which is located at Sophia Gardens (along Lower Cathedral Road). The station is open 24/7. Cardiff Coach Station shares its site with a large car park, which is convenient for those arriving by taxi or private vehicle. Approximately 1.6 kilometres from the bus station is Cardiff Central Train Station. Local bus routes 63 and 24 provide frequent services between the city centre and the coach station. It’s also possible to catch a taxi to the station.

Getting into Bath by Bus

Bath is situated in south-west England. It is a beautiful city that is famous for its original Roman style baths and natural spa water. This designated UNESCO World Heritage site is also home to a wealth of other attractions, including Wookey Hole caves, The Circus, Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge. Buses from Cardiff to Bath usually terminate at Bath Bus Station, which is located on Dorchester Street. Local bus services from the station to the centre are mainly provided by First Group (including route numbers 1, 264, 265 and 173). Night bus services are operated in the city. The bus station is also adjacent to Bath Spa train station.

FAQs: Cardiff to Bath coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Bath.
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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to Bath can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cardiff to Bath is £18; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to Bath coach travel time is 2 h 38 min   for the 36 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Cardiff to Bath leaves at 04: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cardiff to Bath leaves at 20: 25.
There are 2 coaches a day from Cardiff to Bath which require at least one change with National Express or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Cardiff to Bath, you can count on National Express or Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Bath. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Cardiff to Bath and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, North Road (St Josephs Convent) and Cardiff, University. When arriving in Bath, you can end your journey in coach stations like Bath, Westgate Buildings, Bath, Bus Station and Bath, Newbridge Rd (Rudmore Park).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bath, Westgate Buildings, located 0.4 miles (596 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Bath by coach is September.
You have options as you can travel between Cardiff and Bath 2 different ways: train or coach.

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