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

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Recommended option

Train via Swindon  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)

$31 - $75

Cheapest option

Line 620 bus, line 69 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 620 bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands 620
  2. Take the line 69 bus from Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands to Stroud, Merrywalks 69

$12 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Gloucester

$31 - $57

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bath to Painswick 34.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Painswick 34.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Painswick is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Painswick is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath station to Painswick. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Painswick, St Mary's Church via Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands and Stroud, Merrywalks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Bath and Painswick is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Painswick without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £23 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Bath to Painswick, including transfers.

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Bath to Painswick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Bath City Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bath to Painswick is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £23 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 620 bus and line 69 bus, which costs £9 - £11 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Bath to Painswick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Stroud, Merrywalks station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Painswick is 34 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Bath to Painswick.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Painswick.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Bath to Painswick via Swindon, Stroud (Glos), and Stroud, Merrywalks in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Painswick via Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands and Stroud, Merrywalks in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Bath Spa to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West
Bus from Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands to Stroud, Merrywalks
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West
Other operators
Taxi from Bath to Painswick
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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