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Coach Information between Cardiff and Bath

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cardiff to Bath cover the 36 miles (58 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bath, Westgate Buildings.

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Travel with National Express from Cardiff to Bath

Travel from Cardiff to Bath on National Express coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

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 from Cardiff to Bath, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Cardiff and Bath don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey