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You can get from Bath to Bristol by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||11 miles (18 km)|
|Available travel modes||Train|
|Fastest mode||Train • £9 • 14 min|
|Popular travel companies||Great Western Railway|
Take a train to travel 11 miles (18 km) between Bath and Bristol. Great Western Railway is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bath to Bristol.
Located only 13 miles away, Bristol is only a short ride from Bath by either bus or train. The close proximity between the two cities means that there are plenty of regular train and bus services running each day to choose from. Trains provide the fastest and most direct option, with the journey time being as little as 11 minutes. However, the bus is also a good choice of transport, providing regular services between the two city centres in just under an hour.
Return journeys from Bristol to Bath are also available.
Bus services between Bath and Bristol run many times per day, with 41 buses making the journey. National Express runs an economical service each day starting in the late morning and finishing in the early evening. Buses to Bristol can be found at Bath Bus Station in the city centre and run to Bristol Coach Station on Marlborough Street, Bristol. The journey is direct and takes between 40 and 50 minutes. It is worth booking in advance to guarantee a place on the bus, particularly in busy periods. Cheaper fares can be achieved when tickets are booked in advance for off-peak times.
Trains can often be a faster way to travel between the two cities, but may also be less economical. The journey time between the two cities is only about 12 to 20 minutes and there are many trains running each day. Trains run every 15 to 45 minutes from Bath Spa in the city centre to Bristol Temple Meads with no changes required. Train services run all day from 5.12am until 23.52, giving travellers plenty of choices to plan their journey. Booking online in advance often makes the ticket price cheaper when compared with buying tickets at the station.
Getting from Bath to Bristol includes taking a train.
You should expect to travel around 11 miles (18 km) from Bath to Bristol.
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Yes, there is a direct route available from Bath to Bristol:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bristol as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bath to Bristol.
Before travelling from Bath to Bristol, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Bath to Bristol tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Bath to Bristol. It takes on average 14 min to travel this journey.