There are 4 ways to get from Bath to Axminster 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  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Axminster

$39 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bear Flat to Wells, Bus Station 172 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wells, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station 29
  3. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Trinity Square 30

$26 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Corn Street to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal A4
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
  3. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Axminster, Rail Station 4 / ...

$41

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Axminster 58.2 miles

$12 - $18

What companies run services between Bath, England and Axminster, England?

You can take a train from Bath to Axminster via Salisbury in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Axminster via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Sowton, Honiton Road P&R, and Monkerton, The Barn Owl in around 5 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
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 - $25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Axminster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Bath Bus Company
Phone
+44 (0)1225 444102
Website
bathbuscompany.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Corn Street to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bathbuscompany.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Wells, Bus Station to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Trinity Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bath to Axminster?

The distance between Bath and Axminster is 80 km. The road distance is 93 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Axminster is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Bath to Axminster is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Bath and Axminster?

No, there is no direct train from Bath to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Axminster via Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bath and Axminster?

No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Axminster. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Corn Street and arriving at Axminster, Rail Station via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and Monkerton, The Barn Owl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Bath to Axminster, including transfers.