Travel options
from Southampton to Bath

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

Our recommendation

To get from Southampton to Bath on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50Southampton, Coach Station6h05 16:55Bath
1 changes
£261One-way
Cheapest
07:30Southampton, Coach Station6h35 14:05Bath, Dorchester Street
1 changes
£241One-way
Other options
10:50Southampton, Coach Station6h15 17:05Bath, Dorchester Street
1 changes
£261One-way
07:30Southampton, Coach Station6h25 13:55Bath
1 changes
£291One-way
19:25Southampton, Coach Station5h45 01:10Bath
1 changes
£391One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
26 Oct
£33Great Western Railway
£24National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£19Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£22Great Western Railway
£24National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£21Great Western Railway
£17National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£21Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£21Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£21Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£22Great Western Railway
£18National Express

Travel Information between Southampton and Bath

distanceDistance52 miles (84 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 52 miles (84 km) to Bath from Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. 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 Southampton to Bath.

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FAQs
How do I travel to Bath from Southampton?

There are 2 travel options from Southampton to Bath: coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Bath, which costs on average £14.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bath:

A coach is £7 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Southampton to Bath costing on average £21.

What is the fastest way to get to Bath from Southampton?

The fastest way to get to Bath from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Bath by coach can take on average 6 h 20 min.

How far is it from Southampton to Bath?

The distance between Southampton and Bath is around 52 miles (84 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Bath is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Southampton and Bath as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Southampton to Bath?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Southampton to Bath depart from Southampton, Coach Station to Bath, Westgate Buildings.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Southampton to Bath depart from Southampton Central to Bath Spa.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Southampton to Bath?

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

  • National Express can take you to Bath by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Southampton to Bath for £14.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Bath by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Southampton to Bath for £21.
Can I find a direct route from Southampton to Bath?

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to Bath with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Bath with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bath with Great Western Railway with 16 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bath tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Bath from Southampton?
Looking to extend your trip from Southampton to Bath? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton 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 my Southampton to Bath ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Southampton to Bath, 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 for this trip is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £21 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Southampton to Bath 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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