There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Bath by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bath Spa

$35 - $65

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Bath National Express

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Didcot, Parkway Station X32|Connector
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bath Spa

$35 - $61

Bus, line 55 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Railway Station 55
  3. Take the bus from Chippenham, Railway Station Approach to Bath City Centre, Bus Station X31

$14 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Bath 67.8 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Bath is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Bath is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station and arriving at Bath. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Bath. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Bath Spa via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Bath is 54 miles. The road distance is 67.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Bath without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Oxford to Bath, including transfers.

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Oxford to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Oxford to Bath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Bath is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Bath.
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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath via Didcot Parkway in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Bath once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $10
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Didcot, Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.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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Oxford to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath station.

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Oxford to Bath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Bath is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Oxford to Bath.

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