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There are 5 ways to get from Bath to Alton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Ash

$55 - $100

4 alternative options

Train, line 13 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
  3. Take the line 13 bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Alton, High Street 13 / ...

Bus, line 64 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Alton, Drayman's Way 64

Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Cathedral Hotel to Winchester, Bus Station 68 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Alton 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Alton is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Alton is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Alton. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at Alton, Drayman's Way via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and Winchester, The Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to Alton. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Alton via Reading, Ash and Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bath and Alton is 62 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Alton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £40 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Bath to Alton, including transfers.

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Bath to Alton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bath station.

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Bath to Alton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bath Spa station.

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The best way to get from Bath to Alton is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £40 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus and line 64 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Alton.
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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Bath, England and Alton, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Bath to Alton via Reading, Ash, and Aldershot in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Alton via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Winchester, and Winchester, The Broadway in around 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Reading to Ash
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Alton, High Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hampshire Winchester
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Alton, Drayman's Way
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Salisbury, Cathedral Hotel to Winchester, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Bath to Alton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hampshire Winchester, arrive at Alton, Drayman's Way station.

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Bath to Alton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Ash station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Alton is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Bath to Alton.

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