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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$78 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Saltash National Express

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Bristol Temple Meads  •  4 h 28 min

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

$76 - $180

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  6 h 5 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

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Launceston is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Launceston is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Saltash, Fore Street Bottom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bath and Launceston is 101 miles. The road distance is 123.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Launceston without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Bath to Launceston, including transfers.

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

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Bath to Launceston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Saltash station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Launceston is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Bath to Launceston.

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There are 778+ hotels available in Launceston. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Launceston.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Bath to Launceston once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bath Spa to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
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 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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
Stagecoach South West
Website
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

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