Trains from Brighton to Bath run from Brighton Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Brighton and Bath runs regularly up to 46 times a day. The first Train leaves Brighton at 03:50 and the last Train departing at 21:34. The journey time on the Train is 3hrs.
The train service from Brighton (Queens Road) to Bath Spa has two direct trains a day, all other trains require changes. Routes with 1 change go via Fratton or Southampton. Routes with 2 changes go via Gatwick Airport - Reading or Victoria - Paddington
It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Brighton to Bath for just 16.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 44.00 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.
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If you are arriving or departing from Bath by Train, you will be using Bath Spa Train station in Dorchester Street. Bath Train station is a 5 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Bath Spa Train Station.
If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.
The Bus service between Brighton and Bath runs 10 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 05:15 and the last bus is at 19:10. You can book a return fare from 45.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Bath runs from Pool Valley Coach Station in Brighton to Bath Spa in Bath. Bath is 160 miles (257.6Km) from Brighton and the journey time on the Bus will take 5hrs 30min.
The journey from Brighton (Pool Valley) to Bath Spa is not direct, there are several routes, involving 1 change at either Heathrow Airport or London Victoria.
Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Brighton to Bath click the button below.
If you are arriving or departing from Bath by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Dorchester Street, the central bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Bath City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Bath see our guide to Bath Bus Station.
Bath is 160miles (257.6Km) from Brighton. If you are travelling to Bath by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Bath Park and Ride facilities (free parking) located North, South, East and West of the city centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to the Bath Park and Ride. If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Bath. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Bath there are several places to pick up a car.
If you decide you would like to spend a little longer in Bath to soak up the atmosphere and visit a few more attractions why not check out some of the Bath Hotel Deals and see if anything takes your fancy?
Festival of Horse Eventing
(Sat 02nd Aug, 2014)
This fabulous event takes place at Gatcombe Park, home of the Princess Royal and her family and incorporates the British Open, Intermediate and Novice Championships.
National Amateur Gardening Show
(Sun 31st Aug, 2014)
The National Amateur Gardening Show features garden displays, a feast of flowers, fruit and vegetables, TV celebrities and top gardening experts.
Bath Film Festival
(Fri 14th Nov, 2014)
The Bath Film Festival is a celebration of great cinema, with screenings and events taking place at a range of venues across Bath. These include the Little Theatre Cinema, The Rondo Theatre, Chapel Arts Centre, The Michael Tippet centre and the University Hall of Bath University.