There are 5 ways to get from Bath to Launceston 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, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$76 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Saltash National Express

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Okehampton
  3. Take the bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A

$67 - $148

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$51

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Launceston 123.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Launceston is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Launceston is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £20 - £30.

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The distance between Bath and Launceston is 162 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Bath to Launceston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Corn Street and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and Pennycomequick, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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

You can take a bus from Bath to Launceston via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Pennycomequick, Railway Station in around 6 h 6 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Okehampton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
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 Saltash
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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