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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bath by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

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Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa

$57 - $169

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Bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

$38 - $46

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS

$72 - $171

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

$96 - $311

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS

$76 - $290

Fly Edinburgh to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa

$75 - $236

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$130 - $356

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$108 - $317

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads

$224 - $346

Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

$168 - $251

Night train, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa

$107 - $172

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Bath 383.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Bath is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Bath is to fly and train which costs £40 - £130 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Bath station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Bath City Centre, Bus Station via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Bath. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Bath Spa via Wolverhampton and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Bath is 320 miles. The road distance is 383.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Bath without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs £170 - £270.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Edinburgh to Bath, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Bath train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Bath is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs £170 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Bath.
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  • Distance: 319.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Bath, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Bath via Wolverhampton and Bristol Temple Meads in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Bath once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Single
$160 - $240
Off-Peak Single
$180 - $270
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
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 Edinburgh to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Edinburgh to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Bath is 383 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Edinburgh to Bath.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 1035+ hotels available in Bath. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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