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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Bath by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  1h 46m

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

$58 - $87

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Bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station X39 / ...

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Train via Worcester Shrub Hill  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Worcester Shrub Hill
  2. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Bath Spa

$53 - $98

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Bath 101.5 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bath is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Bath is to train which costs £40 - £70 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Bath station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Bath City Centre, Bus Station via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Bath. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Bath Spa via Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bath is 79 miles. The road distance is 101.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Bath without a car is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Birmingham to Bath, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Bath is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Bath.
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  • Distance: 79.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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 1h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Bath via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bristol, Bus Station in around 3h 4m.

Train operators
West Midlands
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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Birmingham to Bath bus services, operated by First, arrive at Bath City Centre, Bus Station.

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Birmingham to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Bath is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Birmingham to Bath.

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