There are 5 ways to get from Bourton-on-the-Water 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  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bath Spa

$75 - $140

Cheapest option

Line 801 bus, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 801 bus from Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent to Royal Well Bus Station 801
  2. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Bristol
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, James Street West 37 / ...

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Line 801 bus, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 801 bus from Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent to Royal Well Bus Station 801
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Bath Spa

$41 - $78

Line 801 bus, train, line 19 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 801 bus from Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent to Royal Well Bus Station 801
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the line 19 bus from Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 19

$49 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath 51 miles

$11 - $16

What companies run services between Bourton-on-the-Water, England and Bath, England?

You can take a train from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath via Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station, Moreton-in-Marsh, and Reading in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath via Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham, Bristol, and Bristol, Bus Station in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Gloucester to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, James Street West
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath?

The distance between Bourton-on-the-Water and Bath is 70 km. The road distance is 82 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath?

The quickest way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £7 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between Bourton-on-the-Water and Bath?

No, there is no direct bus from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath. However, there are services departing from Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent and arriving at Bath City Centre, James Street West via Cheltenham and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath?

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath, including transfers.