Glasgow to Bath train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Bath

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:006h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:34Bath Spa (BTH)
£1511One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
10:088h51
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:59Bath Spa (BTH)
£1791One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
09:008h03
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:03Bath Spa (BTH)
£1791One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
09:458h19
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:04Bath Spa (BTH)
£1791One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:386h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:22Bath Spa (BTH)
£2041One-way
2 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to Bath

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Avanti West Coast
08:006h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:34Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:386h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:22Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes
Cross Country
09:008h03
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:03Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:366h42
Glasgow Central (GLC)
16:18Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes
Cross Country
09:458h19
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:04Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes
Cross Country
10:088h51
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:59Bath Spa (BTH)
2 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Bath

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

6 h 34 m

Average

7 h 32 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

514 km

To travel from Glasgow to Bath you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:006h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:34Bath Spa (BTH)
£1511One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:366h42
Glasgow Central (GLC)
16:18Bath Spa (BTH)
£2041One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:386h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:22Bath Spa (BTH)
£2041One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
09:008h03
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:03Bath Spa (BTH)
£1791One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
09:458h19
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:04Bath Spa (BTH)
£1791One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Bath

distanceDistance319 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£153 (€171)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Glasgow to Bath cover the 319 miles long route taking on average 6 h 34 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £153, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £105. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bath Spa.

Train companies: Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Bath

Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains will get you from Glasgow to Bath from £141. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Glasgow to Bath train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 34 min
  • Cheapest Price: £141
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

Train from Glasgow to Bath: Journey Details

Taking the train from Glasgow to Bath is a lengthy journey of between 6 and 8 hours, operated by Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and South West Trains. The longest journey involves one change at Bristol Temple Meads. Other routes change at Carlisle, Wolverhampton, London, Birmingham or Bristol. The first departure from Glasgow Central is at around 4:30 a.m. A train leaves at around 5:30 p.m., but there are later departures on overnight sleeper trains. A reduced service operates on Saturdays and Sundays.

Taking the Train from Glasgow

Glasgow Central Station is a listed Victorian building on the banks of the River Clyde, within walking distance of the city centre. Although not on the underground system, this can be accessed by crossing the river bridge to Bridge Street Station. A large suburban train network operates into Glasgow Central. Frequent city centre buses are run by First Glasgow while buses to outlying areas are operated by McGills and Stagecoach. Taxis are also available at the station.

Getting into Bath by Train

Bath is a beautiful and compact city with much evidence of its Roman, Medieval and Georgian past. The city has shopping areas, a lively nightlife and is surrounded by the rolling countryside of Somerset and the Cotswolds. Landmarks in the city that should be visited are the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent and the Jane Austen Centre. Bath Spa Station was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and is located in the heart of the city centre. All tourist attractions can be accessed on foot. Taxis and local buses depart from outside the station; however, local buses are not very frequent, but the hop-on, hop-off tourist bus provides a reliable way of reaching all of Bath's main tourist attractions.

FAQs: Glasgow to Bath train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Bath.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Bath can start from as little as £105 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Bath is £153; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Bath train time is 6 h 34 min   covering the 319 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Bath leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Bath leaves at 11: 55.
There are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to Bath which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Glasgow to Bath train with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Glasgow to Bath as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bath Spa, located 0.1 miles (133 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Bath is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Glasgow to Bath including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Bath

Glasgow
Bath
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip between Glasgow and Bath.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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