There are 6 ways to get from Eastbourne 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 47 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$105 - $175

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 265 / ...

$59 - $91

4 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bath Spa

$95 - $167

Train via Southampton Central  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

$85 - $157

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bath National Express

$63 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Bath 148.9 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Bath via London Victoria, Victoria, Paddington Rail Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eastbourne to Bath via Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA), Brighton, and Heathrow Airport London in around 7 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastbourne to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Eastbourne to Bath?

The distance between Eastbourne and Bath is 197 km. The road distance is 238 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Bath is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Eastbourne to Bath?

The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Bath is to drive which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £22 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Eastbourne and Bath?

No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Bath. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Bath Spa via Gatwick Airport and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between Eastbourne and Bath?

No, there is no direct bus from Eastbourne to Bath. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout and arriving at Bath via Brighton and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Eastbourne to Bath?

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Eastbourne to Bath, including transfers.