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There are 9 ways to get from Stirling to Bath by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS

£45 - £224

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Bus  •  12h 22m

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

£27 - £36

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Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa

£51 - £218

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

£105 - £531

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

£104 - £365

Train via London  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

£92 - £512

Train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

£190 - £510

Night train, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa

£118 - £150

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Bath 402.2 miles

£60 - £90

Stirling to Bath by train and subway

The journey time between Stirling and Bath is around 8h 22m and covers a distance of around 538 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 7m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Stirling to Bath service departs from Stirling and arrives in Bath Spa. Typically 107 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 22m
Fastest journey time:
7h 7m
Services per week:
107
Cheapest price:
£92
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:27
Last service departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Bath train and subway schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Stirling → Bath
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Bath is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Bath is to train and fly which costs £45 - £230 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling to Bath. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arriving at Bath via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Bath. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Bath Spa via Edinburgh, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Stirling and Bath is 336 miles. The road distance is 402.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Bath without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 24m and costs £90 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Stirling to Bath, including transfers.

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

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Stirling to Bath train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Stirling station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Bath is to train via London which takes 7h 24m and costs £90 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 12h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Bath.
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  • Distance: 336 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Bath, England?

You can take a train from Stirling to Bath via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 7h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Bath via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12h 22m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Stirling to Bath train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Bath is 402 miles. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Stirling to Bath.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport.

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