Travelling by train between Leeds and Bath costs about the same and is twice as fast as the coach. Catch the National Express coach to Bath from Dyer Street. There are ten buses per day, and you have to change at London Victoria coach station, or in Birmingham and Bristol. The journey takes 7 ½ - 10 hours and costs around 40GBP single or 50-62 GBP return. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Bath see our guide to Bath Bus Station.
After booking online, you will be issued with an e-ticket, which you need to print out and take with you, or an m-ticket, which is sent to your mobile phone. If you buy a ticket for a specific bus time, the ticket is normally honoured for 24 hours from your original departure time should you be delayed.
There is an hourly train service to Bath, which involves a change of trains at Bristol Temple Meads station. It takes 4 – 4 ½ hours and costs from 39 GBP single or about 88 GBP for an off peak return. For more detailed information, including maps, national and trains from Bath see our guide to Bath Train Station.
You get the best fares by booking up to three months in advance. You can buy your tickets online, at the station ticket counter, or from the ticket machines. If you book online you will need to collect your tickets from the ticket machine using the same credit card you used to book your tickets online.
If you are looking at staying in Bath and are interested in a good deal on accommodation, restaurants or other services in Bath it is worth checking this link to see what the deal of the day for Bath is.
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?
Bath Spring Flower Show
(Thu 01st May, 2014)
The Annual Spring Flower Show now in its 24th year, is held over the May Bank Holiday weekend in the beautiful surroundings of the Royal Victoria Park.
Badminton Horse Trials
(Fri 02nd May, 2014)
The world famous Badminton Horse Trials is one of the toughest and most exciting equestrian events. Riders complete over 4 days, each day consisting of a different discipline or phase.
Royal Bath and West Show
(Fri 30th May, 2014)
Livestock and country show with over 600 stands. Features national cheese and cider awards. Good family fun.