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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$70 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, line 55 bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford, Clarendon Road
  2. Take the bus from Watford, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station) 500 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
  4. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  5. Take the line 55 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Railway Station 55
  6. Take the bus from Chippenham, Railway Station Approach to Bath City Centre, Bus Station X31

$28 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath National Express

$45 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Bath 127.9 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Bath. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Bath via St Albans, St Peter's Street and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Bath is 92 miles. The road distance is 127.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Bath without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Harpenden to Bath, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Bath bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from St Albans, St Peter's Street station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Bath is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Harpenden to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Bath is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Harpenden to Bath.

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There are 1008+ hotels available in Bath. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Bath.
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  • Distance: 91.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Harpenden to Bath via London St Pancras International LL, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harpenden to Bath via St Albans, St Peter's Street, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Watford, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Watford, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Chippenham, Railway Station Approach to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk

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