Travelling By Train / Rail
Planning your journey to Bath via train and rail? We hope this quick guide useful:
ARRIVING IN BATH BY TRAIN
Bath Spa train station is located in the centre of Bath. It is a short walk from the city’s shops and attractions. If you are staying in Bath for a few days you can easily take a day trip by train to a number of nearby destinations including Bradford-on-Avon and Bristol.
TICKET & TIMETABLE INFORMATION
- The National Rail website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
- Tickets can be purchased via the First Great Western website: www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk
- Or The Trainline website at: www.thetrainline.co.uk
There are regular train services direct from London Paddington and London Waterloo to Bath Spa, with an average journey time of around 90 minutes from Paddington and 120 minutes from Waterloo.
Bristol Temple Meads is just 15 minutes away by train. It is a major hub for travel to all other parts of the country. A number of services to Bath Spa will change at Bristol Temple Meads including services from northern England, Scotland, Devon and Cornwall.
You can get direct trains to Bath Spa from a number of destinations in the UK including Cardiff. Regular train services run from Cardiff Central train station to Bath Spa, with an average journey time of around 65 minutes.