Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Fri
3 Dec
Find prices
£17Megabus
Sat
4 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Tue
7 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Wed
8 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Thu
9 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Fri
10 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Sat
11 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£15Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£15Megabus
Tue
14 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Wed
15 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Thu
16 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
Find prices
Fri
17 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Mon
20 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Thu
23 Dec
£22Great Western Railway
£17Megabus

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Train Information to Bath from Oxford

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Oxford to Bath cover the 53 miles (86 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 4 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Bath Spa.

Trains from Oxford to Bath

The train service from Oxford to Bath is provided by Great Western Railway. On some departures, this is in conjunction with CrossCountry. The quickest route takes just over an hour while other departures can take up to one hour and 30 minutes, depending on the route taken and the transfer time at connecting stations. Trains depart from Oxford Station and complete their journey at Bath Spa Station.

Oxford to Bath train time: daily departures

From Monday to Friday there are at least 36 departures every day on the route from Oxford to Bath. The first departure is in the early hours of the morning with the last train leaving Oxford shortly after 11:00 p.m. During the late evening and the early hours of the morning there is one departure an hour while there are up to three trains an hour throughout the rest of the day. There is a slightly reduced service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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

The journey from Oxford to Bath takes from just over one hour to approximately one hour 30 minutes. There are no direct trains, all routes require one connection. During the day this is usually made at Didcot Parkway while for some early morning and late evening departures, transfers are made at Reading. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Oxford to Bath?

Departure train station: trains from Oxford to Bath depart from Oxford Station which is just 15 minutes on foot from the town centre. There are also taxis and local bus services at the station. The station's two platforms are accessed by stairs or lift. There is a small concourse with a ticket office, ticket machines, cafe, kiosk shops and toilets including an accessible toilet. There is car parking as well as extensive bicycle storage.

Arrival train station: train services from Oxford complete their journey at Bath Spa Station. This is adjacent to the River Avon and just a short walk from Bath's shopping centre and tourist attractions. The station has a car park and is served by buses and taxis. There is step-free access to all areas including the two platforms. Other facilities include accessible toilets, a ticket office with machines, cafes, kiosk shops and a tourist office.

Which train companies travel from Oxford to Bath?

All trains from Oxford to Bath are either operated solely by Great Western Railway or by Great Western Railway in conjunction with CrossCountry.

Great Western Railway Oxford to Bath

For some services, the entire route is operated by Great Western Railway using modern trains with comfortable carriages. The first part of the route from Oxford to Didcot Parkway or Reading station takes approximately 20 minutes while the high-speed onward journey takes less than an hour.

CrossCountry Oxford to Didcot Parkway or Reading

On some routes from Oxford to Bath, the first part of the journey is by CrossCountry train and takes approximately 20 minutes.

Oxford to Bath trains: services on board

Both Great Western Railway and CrossCountry trains have Standard and First-Class carriages with space for wheelchairs. Assistance is available for passengers with limited mobility while pets and bicycles can be carried if pre-booked. Facilities onboard include individual lighting, power outlets, luggage storage, WiFi, toilets and trolley catering services.

How to find cheap train tickets from Oxford to Bath?

Travellers looking for a deal should book in advance to be sure of getting the cheapest train tickets for the journey from Oxford to Bath. Travellers can save money as well by being flexible with travel times and dates.

Travel Tips

Trains from Oxford 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 Oxford to Bath.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Oxford to Bath cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Bath from Oxford for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Oxford to Bath?
The Oxford to Bath train ticket price is on average £22  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Oxford and Bath by train?
The train distance from Oxford to Bath is around 53 miles (86 km).
How long does it take from Oxford to Bath by train?
While the time it takes to travel 53 miles (86 km) between Oxford and Bath can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Oxford to Bath is on average 1 h 4 min.
When travelling by train from Oxford to Bath, which train station in Oxford do I depart from and which train station in Bath do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Oxford   and arrive in Bath Spa.

Where do I find the Oxford train station to Bath? Where is the Bath train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Oxford and travel around 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bath Spa and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (137 m) from the train station to the city centre in Bath.

Which train providers should I travel with from Oxford to Bath?
When taking a train from Oxford to Bath, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to Bath. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Oxford to Bath and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Bath from Oxford a day?
The average number of trains departing Oxford for Bath is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Oxford to Bath to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Oxford to Bath to cost on average £22 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Oxford to Bath train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Bath
The major railway station for departures from Oxford is Oxford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Oxford for your trip between Oxford and Bath.