Edinburgh to Bath by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:06
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 8m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Bath by train

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Bath take around 6 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 512 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Bath.

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Bath 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 37 departures. The duration is normally about 6 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Bath is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:36.

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

When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Bath by train.

Which trains operate between Edinburgh and Bath?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • Virgin 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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