Bournemouth to Bath by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 7m
  • Distance
    80 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 23m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Bath by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Bath take around 2 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Bath.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Bath?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Bath usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Bath every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Bath?

The Bournemouth to Bath train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Bath train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bath is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 22:12.

When to book Bournemouth to Bath 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 Bournemouth to Bath by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Bath?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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 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.