Trains from Cardiff to Bath

Cardiff to Bath train information

Cardiff Bath train map

Train duration 1h09m
Arrival Bath, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 37 Miles
  • The route connecting Cardiff, which is in Wales and Bath, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Bath from Cardiff. The average journey duration between Cardiff to Bath is 1h09m to travel the 37 miles.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

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The Prices for train tickets Cardiff to Bath are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 7 days in advance, you can find tickets from £11 whereas when purchasing your seat 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £14 for your train. Thus, you may save 22% on the price of your ticket by booking 7 days in advance instead of 3 days in advance.

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

Best prices for Cardiff to Bath trains

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

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The most efficient way to spend less on your Cardiff Bath train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cardiff Bath ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Bath to Cardiff (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train 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
Cardiff to Bath 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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