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from Reading to Bath

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Travel Information between Reading and Bath

distanceDistance60 miles (96 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 60 miles (96 km) by coach or train from Reading to Bath. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Bath.

Travel Tips

Travel from Reading to Bath
Travel 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 Reading to Bath.
How do I go from Reading to Bath?

There are 2 ways to get from Reading to Bath: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Reading to Bath?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Reading to Bath. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Bath:

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Bath by train, which costs on average £18 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Reading to Bath?

The quickest way to travel between Reading and Bath is by train, which takes on average 54 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bath by coach can take on average 1 h 40 min.

How many miles from Reading to Bath would I travel?

The distance from Reading to Bath is approximately 60 miles (96 km).

How many services a day are there to Bath from Reading?

The average frequency per day from Reading to Bath is:

  • 17 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Reading? Where do I arrive in Bath?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Reading to Bath:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE) and arrive in Bath, Westgate Buildings.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Reading to Bath depart from Reading to Bath Spa.
Which travel companies can take me from Reading to Bath?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Reading to Bath, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Bath. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Reading to Bath tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway for trains to Bath. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Great Western Railway Reading to Bath tickets on Omio for £18.
Where should I go next after I travel to Bath from Reading?
Looking to extend your trip from Reading to Bath? Many Omio customers who go from Reading to Bath usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Oxford from Bath, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Reading to Bath online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Bath from Reading, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £7 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £18 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bath from Reading online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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