Trains from Bath to Cardiff

Bath to Cardiff train information

Bath Cardiff train map

Train duration 1h13m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Bath, England
Distance 37 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Bath, situated in England and Cardiff, which is in Wales is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How long is the train?

There are 37 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bath to Cardiff is approximately 1h13m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Cardiff from Bath, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of the train?

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Bath to Cardiff train tickets

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Bath - Cardiff prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bath to Cardiff by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bath - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bath to Cardiff will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £11 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £16 for your journey. Thus, you can save 35% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bath to Cardiff trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bath and Cardiff by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cardiff to Bath and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Bath - Cardiff train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Bath Cardiff train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Bath Cardiff ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you on average 2 trips from Cardiff to Bath (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bath to Cardiff train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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