How to get from Bath to London

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from Bath to London

You can get from Bath to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bath to London on 30 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:00Bath, Dorchester Street3h10 21:10London
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£181One-way
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20:15Bath, Dorchester Street2h45 23:00London
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15:15Bath, Dorchester Street3h30 18:45London
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13:30Bath, Dorchester Street3h15 16:45London
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£181One-way
09:00Bath, Dorchester Street3h20 12:20London
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£241One-way

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Travel Information between Bath and London

distanceDistance96 miles (155 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £28 • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 96 miles (155 km) between Bath and London. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bath to London.

How to Travel from Bath to London

Located approximately 120 miles (190 km) apart, the journey from Bath to the UK capital of London is most convenient by train or bus. Travelling by train is generally the quickest option, with direct rail services from Bath Spa station to London's Paddington train station taking just 1.5 hours. Travelling from Bath takes approximately 3 hours to arrive in London's Victoria Coach station if you wish to travel by bus.

Buses from Bath to London | Trains from Bath to London

Bath to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£5.00

2:40 h

1 Week Before

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£14.50

1:25 h

1 Month Before



What is the best way to travel from Bath to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Bath to London


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The cheapest way to travel from Bath to London is by coach. Bus services to London depart from Bath Spa Bus Station and terminate in London's Victoria Coach Station on Elizabeth Street. Services are provided by National Express and depart every 1.5 hours or so throughout the day, with the exception of the early morning when there are no services running. The last service to depart for London leaves at approximately 10:30 p.m. Most services between the two cities are direct, however some indirect journeys will require a change at Bristol Coach Station. The fastest service takes just under 3 hours, while less convenient times and indirect routes can take up to 4.5 hours.


Fastest way to travel from Bath to London


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The fastest way to travel from Bath to London is by train. The journey by train between these two cities can take as little as 1.5 hours. Direct services depart Bath Spa as frequently as twice per hour - except during the early hours of the morning - and are operated by Great Western Rail. Alternative services offered by Great Western Rail involve changes at Bristol Temple Meads. Additional changes are required to travel to King's Cross and other main London stations.


Most popular way to travel from Bath to London


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The most popular way to get from Bath to London is on the train. Travel from Bath to London takes about an hour less than the bus and on average costs not much over £10 more than the bus.

 
 

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Bath and London. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bath to London, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A flight is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £11 for this journey.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same trip. A ferry costs on average £1 from Bath to London.

A flight is about £28 less than a train, which costs on average £28 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to London from Bath is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 16 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 30 min.

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London is approximately 96 miles (155 km) away from Bath.

The average frequency per day from Bath to London is:

  • Around 8 coaches per day.
  • 27 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bath to London as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bath to London:

  • Trains mostly leave from Bath Spa and tend to arrive in London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bath to London:

  • You can go to London from Bath by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £11 with National Express from Bath to London on Omio.
  • You can travel between Bath and London by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £28 with Great Western Railway from Bath to London.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bath to London with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express with 8 direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Great Western Railway with 27 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bath to London.

Your journey from Bath to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Bath to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

Before travelling from Bath to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £11 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £28 one way.

But we recommend booking Bath to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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