Trains from Glasgow to Bath

Glasgow to Bath train information

Glasgow Bath train map

Train duration 7h59m
Arrival Bath, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 320 Miles
  • The journey from Glasgow, situated in Scotland and Bath, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 320 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Glasgow to Bath is around 7h59m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Bath from Glasgow, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Glasgow to Bath train tickets

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Glasgow - Bath: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to purchase your train tickets Glasgow to Bath. The figures show that booking your train from Glasgow to Bath in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £95 when booking 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £148 if you get your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is 1 day in advance as it is 36% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Glasgow to Bath trains

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

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Discount Glasgow - Bath train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Glasgow Bath train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Glasgow to Bath cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Bath to Glasgow, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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
Glasgow 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