There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Bath 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 via Bristol Temple Meads  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$58 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bristol National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, James Street West 37 / ...

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bath Spa

$60 - $95

Bus, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) 144
  2. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Bath Spa

$50 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Bath 101.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bath is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Bath is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £40 - £90.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bath is 127 km. The road distance is 162 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Birmingham to Bath, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Bath. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Bath City Centre, James Street West via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Bath Spa. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Bath hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Bath via Bristol and Bristol, Bus Station in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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