Edinburgh to Bath by train
Travelling from Edinburgh to Bath by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Bath take around 6 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 512 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Bath.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Bath?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Bath usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 37 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Bath?
The Edinburgh to Bath train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Bath train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bath is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 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.
What's the Edinburgh to Bath train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Bath are $78.91.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $103 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $234. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
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.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Bath?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Bath, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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