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

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Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Bath Spa

$90 - $220

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Night bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penzance to Bath National Express

$20 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal Falcon

$51 - $67

Night train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads

$115 - $204

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Bath 197.3 miles

$40 - $65

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

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penzance and arriving at Bath Spa. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Bath is 165 miles. The road distance is 197.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Bath without a car is to train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs £70 - £170.

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The train from Penzance to Bath Spa takes 4 h 18 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Penzance to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Penzance station.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Bath is to train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs £70 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Bath.
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  • Distance: 164.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Penzance to Bath once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 18 min. Great Western Railway also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penzance to Bath via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal in around 7 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Night train from Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penzance to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Penzance to Bath
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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

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Penzance to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Bath is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Penzance to Bath.

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