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There are 4 ways to get from Bath to Balham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington

£50 - £89

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Bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£20 - £27

2 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction

£41 - £76

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Bath to Balham 114.9 miles

£18 - £28

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Balham is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Balham is to train which costs £50 - £90 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to Balham. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Balham via Reading and Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Bath and Balham is 96 miles. The road distance is 114.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Balham without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Bath to Balham, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bath to Balham is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 3h 33m.

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Bath to Balham train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Balham is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Bath to Balham.

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  • Distance: 96 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bath to Balham hourly. Tickets cost £40 - £80 and the journey takes 1h 28m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bath to Balham hourly. Tickets cost £17 - £24 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £80
Train from Bath Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £26
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£11 - £17
Anytime fare
£15 - £22
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
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National Express

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