There are 6 ways to get from Bath to Alton by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 13 bus  •  2 h 58 min

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

$59 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Southampton National Express
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Southampton City Centre, Bargate to Winchester, Bus Station 1

$25 - $28

4 alternative options

Train, line 13 bus via Salisbury  •  3 h 22 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 / ...

$40 - $74

Train  •  3 h 22 min

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

$60 - $109

Bus, train, line 13 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Fisherton Street (Rail) 265 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
  3. Take the line 13 bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Alton, High Street 13 / ...

$29 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Alton 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Alton via Southampton, Southampton City Centre, Bargate, Winchester, Bus Station, and Winchester, The Broadway in around 4 h 5 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
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Reading to Ash
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Bargate to Winchester, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bath to Alton?

The distance between Bath and Alton is 100 km. The road distance is 127 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bath to Alton?

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Alton is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Bath to Alton is to drive which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Bath and Alton?

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 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bath and Alton?

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 City Centre, Bargate and Winchester, The Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Bath to Alton?

It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Bath to Alton, including transfers.