Bath to Plymouth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:09
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 24m

Travelling from Bath to Plymouth by train

The fastest trains from Bath to Plymouth take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 168 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bath and Plymouth.

Journeys between Bath and Plymouth usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Bath to Plymouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 52 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Bath around 06:09 and the last train is around 23:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bath around 07:35, and the last at 21:09.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bath to Plymouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bath to Plymouth by train.

Which trains operate between Bath and Plymouth?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Bath to Plymouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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