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London to Bath Spa by train

It takes an average of 1h 30m to travel from London to Bath Spa by train, over a distance of around 96 miles (155 km). There are normally 50 trains per day travelling from London to Bath Spa and tickets for this journey start from £21.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 15m
PriceFrom £21.20
Distance96 miles (155 km)
Frequency50 trains per day
First train04:23
Last train23:33
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationBath Spa
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway

London to Bath Spa train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Bath Spa for Tuesday 12th July 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:02 13:23 1h 21m, direct
12:31 13:51 1h 20m, direct
13:02 14:20 1h 18m, direct
13:32 14:51 1h 19m, direct
14:02 15:22 1h 20m, direct
14:32 15:52 1h 20m, direct
15:02 16:20 1h 18m, direct
15:32 16:53 1h 21m, direct
16:02 17:20 1h 18m, direct
16:33 17:55 1h 22m, direct

Travelling from London to Bath by train

Are you considering taking the train from London to Bath? Start your journey today!

Each day, Great Western Railway provide around 45 direct trains between London and Bath, covering 96 miles during each journey. On average, trains between London and Bath take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, but the fastest services take just 1 hour and 15 minutes. Once you've boarded the train, you can relax, enjoy the panoramic views of the Great British countryside and look forward to exploring the historic city of Bath.

Comprising fascinating history, ancient architecture and contemporary culture, Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Since Roman times, tourists have flocked to the city's famous baths and world-renowned cobbled streets and honey-coloured Georgian buildings. There's a diverse array of things to see and do, none more famous than the city's iconic Roman Baths. So why not embark on a guided tour through this well-preserved complex of baths, frequented by Roman soldiers since 60AD? If you're a literary fan, you should head straight to the Jane Austen Centre and uncover the fascinating woman behind the pen. In the city centre, Bath Abbey towers above the city and exhibits some of the world's finest examples of Gothic architecture.

London to Bath train tickets

To search for cheap train tickets from London to Bath, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.

Ready to start your adventure? Start searching for your London to Bath train tickets today! If you'd like to learn more about your route, read on for more information.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Bath Spa? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Bath Spa take?

The average journey time by train between London and Bath Spa is 1 hour and 30 minutes, with around 50 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Bath Spa by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Bath Spa is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Bath Spa cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Bath Spa can start from as little as £21.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Bath Spa?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Bath Spa without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from London to Bath Spa each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Bath Spa leave?

The first train from London to Bath Spa leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Bath Spa leave?

The last train from London to Bath Spa leaves at 23:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Bath Spa by train?

Trains travelling from London to Bath Spa cover a distance of around 96 miles (155 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bath Spa to London. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from London to Bath Spa.

Cheap train tickets from London to Bath Spa

Train tickets from London to Bath Spa start at £21.20 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Bath Spa is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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