There are 4 ways to get from Penzance to Bath by train, bus, night 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  •  4 h 19 min

$90 - $220

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. National Express

$21 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. National Express
  2. Falcon

$53 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. 197.3 miles

$40 - $65

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Penzance to Bath 6 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. CrossCountry also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penzance to Bath via Plymouth, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal in around 6 h 58 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penzance to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Penzance to Bath
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Penzance and Bath is 263 km. The road distance is 316 km.

The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Bath is to night bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 7 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Penzance to Bath is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £30 - £50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penzance and arriving at Bath Spa. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Penzance and arriving at Bath. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

The train from Penzance to Bath Spa takes 4 h 19 min including transfers and departs once daily.