Trains from Birmingham to Bath

Birmingham to Bath train information

Birmingham Bath train map

Train duration 1h54m
Arrival Bath, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 79 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £17.50
Average train price £40.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains from Birmingham (West Midlands England) to Bath (South West England) are provided by Cross Country. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

How long is the train?

There are 79 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Birmingham to Bath is approximately 1h54m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Bath from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £17.50 one way.

Best prices for Birmingham to Bath train tickets

from £17.50 MORE 1h53m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.60 MORE 4h36m

Birmingham - Bath prices calendar

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

Birmingham - Bath: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Bath tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 day in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £27 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £34 for your trip. Thus, you will save 21% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 day in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Birmingham to Bath trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 13:42 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 13:42 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 19:42 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 17:42 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 09:30 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£17.50 10/11/2019 14:42 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£21.75 10/11/2019 10:30 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£25.55 10/11/2019 13:12 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£25.55 10/11/2019 12:12 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Bath
Spa
£25.55 10/11/2019 14:12 Cross Country 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Birmingham Bath train

Discount Birmingham - Bath train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Birmingham Bath 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Birmingham Bath ticket is £39.49 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £39.49: £88/£39.49 = 2.23. You will need to make about 3 trips from Bath to Birmingham (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Birmingham to Bath train £39.49 £26.33 £13.16 2.23

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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