There are 3 ways to get from Bath to Wales by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central

$26 - $50

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Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal A4
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) 216

$15 - $19

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Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Cardiff 56.8 miles

$12 - $18

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Wales. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bath and Wales is 87 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Wales without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bath to Wales bus services, operated by Bath Bus Company, depart from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings station.

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

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The best way to get from Bath to Wales is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Bath to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) station.

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Bath to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Wales.
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  • Distance: 87 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

What companies run services between Bath, England and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bath to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Cardiff via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Bus operators
Bath Bus Company
Phone
+44 (0)1225 444102
Website
bathbuscompany.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bathbuscompany.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 Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Wales is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Bath to Wales.

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