Manchester to Bath train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bath

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£61

Average

£73

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Arriva Trains Wales
09:31Manchester4h03 13:34Bath
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£611One-way
Transport for Wales
07:31Manchester4h03 11:34Bath
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£621One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
08:31Manchester4h03 12:34Bath
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£631One-way
Transport for Wales
15:31Manchester4h05 19:36Bath
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£641One-way
Cross Country
18:55Manchester4h25 23:20Bath
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£1121One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Bath

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 19 May
Transport for Wales
07:31Manchester4h03 11:34Bath
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Arriva Trains Wales
08:31Manchester4h03 12:34Bath
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Arriva Trains Wales
09:31Manchester4h03 13:34Bath
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Transport for Wales
15:31Manchester4h05 19:36Bath
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Cross Country
18:55Manchester4h25 23:20Bath
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Bath

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 3 m

Average

4 h 7 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

234 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Bath every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Arriva Trains Wales
09:31Manchester4h03 13:34Bath
0 changes
£611One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
08:31Manchester4h03 12:34Bath
0 changes
£631One-way
Transport for Wales
07:31Manchester4h03 11:34Bath
0 changes
£621One-way
Transport for Wales
15:31Manchester4h05 19:36Bath
0 changes
£641One-way
Cross Country
18:55Manchester4h25 23:20Bath
0 changes
£1121One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Bath

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Transport for Wales

Trains from Manchester to Bath cover the 144 miles (233 km) long route taking on average 3 h 44 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £68, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bath Spa.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Bath

You can travel by train between Manchester and Bath with CrossCountry for as low as £53. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Bath from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Manchester to Bath for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Manchester to Bath train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Manchester - Bath route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Bath from Manchester by train is 144 miles (233 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £53 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets to Bath from Manchester in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Manchester - Bath train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: £53

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Bath

Travel by train 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 Manchester to Bath.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Bath for the next 7 days starting from £53  one way.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Bath train to cost on average £68  one way.
The train distance from Manchester to Bath is around 144 miles (233 km).
The Manchester to Bath train duration is on average 3 h 44 min, which is to be expected when travelling 144 miles (233 km) to Bath from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Bath Spa.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bath most often arrive at Bath Spa and need to travel around 0.1 miles (134 m) from this train station to the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Bath, you can rely on Cross Country or Transport for Wales to get you to Bath. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Manchester to Bath journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Bath is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Manchester to Bath at 05: 10   or take the last train from Manchester to Bath leaving at 22: 38. Look for the latest Manchester Bath train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Manchester and Bath within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £68 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Bath a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bath
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Bath.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales

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