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Cheap train tickets from London to Bath

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
13:001h20
London Paddington (PAD)
14:20Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
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Great Western Railway
15:001h18
London Paddington (PAD)
16:18Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
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Great Western Railway
10:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
11:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
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Great Western Railway
12:301h19
London Paddington (PAD)
13:49Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
11:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
12:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Bath

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Great Western Railway
08:301h16
London Paddington (PAD)
09:46Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:001h20
London Paddington (PAD)
10:20Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
10:44Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:001h18
London Paddington (PAD)
11:18Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
11:44Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:001h18
London Paddington (PAD)
12:18Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
12:44Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:001h24
London Paddington (PAD)
13:24Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:301h19
London Paddington (PAD)
13:49Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:001h20
London Paddington (PAD)
14:20Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
14:44Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
14:001h22
London Paddington (PAD)
15:22Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
14:301h18
London Paddington (PAD)
15:48Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
15:001h18
London Paddington (PAD)
16:18Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
15:301h15
London Paddington (PAD)
16:45Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
16:001h19
London Paddington (PAD)
17:19Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
16:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
17:44Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:001h20
London Paddington (PAD)
18:20Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:301h16
London Paddington (PAD)
18:46Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
18:011h20
London Paddington (PAD)
19:21Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
18:301h16
London Paddington (PAD)
19:46Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
19:021h18
London Paddington (PAD)
20:20Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
19:301h17
London Paddington (PAD)
20:47Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
20:001h18
London Paddington (PAD)
21:18Bath Spa (BTH)
0 changes

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Train times from London to Bath

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

155 km

Of the 24 trains that leave London for Bath every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
11:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
11:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
12:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
16:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
17:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£681One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
10:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£681One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
13:301h14
London Paddington (PAD)
14:44Bath Spa (BTH)
£471One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Bath

distanceDistance96 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£47 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, South Western Railway or first_great_western

Trains from London to Bath cover the 96 miles long route taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, South Western Railway or first_great_western. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £47, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Bath Spa.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and South Western Railway trains London to Bath

Find the best trains from London to Bath with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and South Western Railway from £29. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Great Western Rail from London to Bath train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: £29

Trains from London to Bath

If you're looking at travelling via train from London to Bath, you'll be happy to find several trains operating along this route on a daily basis. When travelling this route, the trains generally start around 5:25 a.m. every day, with the last train leaving Paddington Station around 09:00 p.m. and will arrive at Bath train station around 11:00 p.m. the same evening. This trip covers roughly 96 miles (155 km) in just over 1h 30min, with some of the journeys taking as long as 2h 6min.

London to Bath Train Time: Daily Departures

When looking for trains from London to Bath, you'll find plenty making the trip every day, starting at around 5:30 a.m. and ending at around 9:20 p.m. every evening. The majority of the trains depart from London Paddington Train Station but you will find a couple of routes operating from London Waterloo. The routes travelling from Waterloo typically require a couple of changes along the way and can take as long as 11h 53min. Outside of the trains from Waterloo, there are around 22 trains departing from London Paddington Station every day. These trips don't have any changes along the way and cover the distance between these two destinations in around 1h 30min.

How long is the journey by train from London to Bath?

The distance between London Paddington Station and Bath train station is roughly 96 miles (155 km). Trains departing from Paddington Station cover this distance in around 1h 30min but can take as long as 2h 6min. If your train leaves from London Waterloo Station, you can expect a direct trip to take around 3h 20min and can take as long as 11h 53min if there are numerous changes along the way.

Bath Ancient Baths. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Bath?

Departure train station: The most popular route between London and Bath departs from < ahref="//www.omio.com/train-stations/united-kingdom/london/london-paddington">London Paddington Station and travels to Bath Spa train station in around 1h 30min. Paddington Station is one of London's oldest stations and stands as the hub of Great Western Railway travel from London. Paddington is home to several facilities including a number of platforms with seating areas, ticketing machines, complimentary Wi-Fi, waiting rooms, vending machines, a water fountain, and a choice of trolleys to help with your luggage.

Arrival train station: Bath Spa train station is the arrival station for all trains travelling from London to Bath. Bath Spa train station is the main station in Bath and services both international and local travel. You'll find separate lifts available for cyclists, as bicycles are not to be carried upstairs. Some of the facilities that you'll find at the station include ATMs in the ticket hall, waiting rooms, flower shops, toilets, and baby changing facilities, to name a few.

Which train companies travel from London to Bath?

If you're travelling via train from London to Bath, you can expect your journey to be operated by Great Western Railway. GWR, formerly known as First Great Western, is a long-distance, inner-city train service operating across the South and Southwest of the UK out of Reading Railway Station which connects to London Paddington, Bristol Temple Meads, and Cardiff Central. Passengers are generally allowed to travel with their pets but they will need to be on a leash or in a cage during transit. If you plan on travelling with your bicycle, you will need to pre-book the service. Folding bikes are recommended due to limited capacity.

Great Western Railway trains from London to Bath

Great Western Railway is the train operator of trips from London to Bath train station and provides a variety of services to several routes throughout the UK. If you're travelling on an inner-city journey, your train is likely to be one of the newer high-speed trains with onboard Wi-Fi, extra seat space, and easier accessibility for those with mobility issues. Trains between London and Bath are generally long-distance trains that also come with onboard Wi-Fi and charging points for your devices. You'll find around 22 trains per day operated by GWR travelling from London to Bath. Great Western Railway offers several ticket types such as Anytime flexible travel, Advanced, Off-peak, and Super Off-peak tickets all varying in flexibility and price.

Bath Houses. Source: Shutterstock

Train London to Bath: Services on Board

If you're travelling as a first-class passenger, you'll have the added benefit of a well-stocked trolley, extra-wide seats, tables with sockets and high-speed internet, as well as access to first-class lounges at the station and Pullman dining. You will not be allowed to bring more than three pieces of luggage or luggage larger than 30 x 70 x 90 cm, nor will you be allowed to transport surfboards.

If you're travelling with a disability, you can contact the team ahead of schedule and arrange assistance at the station and on the train, GWR is committed to providing the best assistance to those in need. You can arrange a sunflower lanyard for those with hidden disabilities that notifies staff members that you may need help, this can be arranged prior to your arrival or at London Paddington Station.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Bath?

If you're looking for the most affordable tickets, the best place to start is with an Omio search. Omio consolidates results from a variety of different websites and companies and displays the results on a single page for you to see. These results can be filtered according to price, travel time, and departure time. We suggest booking your ticket as far in advance as possible to save on your journey. The closer you get to the day you want to travel, the more expensive the tickets will be.

Another trick to saving on tickets is to search on Omio with flexible dates. You'll often find random deals on different days of the week, with travel on Mondays and Tuesdays generally being more cost-effective than travelling over the weekend. You may also want to consider the different ticket types, the more flexibility you opt for, the pricier the tickets are going to be.

To Bath by train—travel tips

Bath is currently the biggest city in Somerset County and is well-known for its Roman-built baths. The city is easy to reach via train travel with more than 20 routes operating from London Paddington Station alone on a daily basis. With its breathtaking scenery, budding food scene, and exquisite Georgian architecture, Bath is widely considered the jewel of the South West and offers a variety of sights to see and activities to get involved in.

Bath is also the only spot in the UK that has had the entire city designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just visiting the place is a bucket list item. Firstly, you cannot visit the city of Bath without visiting the ancient Roman Baths and learn about their history on a guided tour. You won't be allowed to bathe in the Roman Baths, but you can experience what it's like to bathe in natural springs as they did by visiting Thermae Day Spa’s rooftop pool.

If you're an architecture lover, you'll be blown away in Bath. The Royal Crescent is a must-see with its elegantly laid-out terraces, one of the most iconic sights to see in the city. As a literary lover, you'll be hard-pressed to find somewhere better than the Jane Austen Centre.

FAQs: London to Bath train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Bath.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Bath can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Bath is £47; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Bath is 1 h 14 min   to travel the 96 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Bath leaves at 05: 28. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Bath leaves at 23: 33.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Bath without having to change trains with Great Western Rail or first_great_western. There are 25 direct trains from London to Bath each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the London to Bath train with Great Western Rail, South Western Railway or first_great_western. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between London and Bath as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 33.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Bath, you can end your route in train stations like Bath Spa and Bath, Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 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.

A day trip to Bath from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London to Bath is March.
You have options as you can travel from London to Bath 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Bath

London
Bath
The major railway station for departures from London is London Paddington. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Paddington for your trip to Bath from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
The major train station for arrivals in Bath is Bath Spa. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bath Spa for your trip to Bath from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 30 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Bath Spa
Bus lines: 700, A4
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, CrossCountry, South Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
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