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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

£39 - £82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath National Express

£6 - £9

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn to Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir Ra1
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bath Spa

£29 - £40

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath 99.9 miles

£15 - £22

Towncar  •  1h 47m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Bath 99.9 miles

£30 - £120

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath by train

The train journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bath is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 121 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 39m. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail, East Midlands Railways and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath train service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arrives in Bath Spa. Typically 268 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 55m
Fastest train time:
1h 39m
Train distance:
121 miles
Trains per week:
268
Cheapest price:
£39
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:07
Last train departs at:
23:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → Bath
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath is to bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Bath. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Bath Spa via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bath is 83 miles. The road distance is 99.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £35 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath.
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  • Distance: 83 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bath, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Bath Spa every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £35 - £50 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath every 4 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Bath
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bath.

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