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Sheffield - Bath Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Sheffield to Bath. Traveling by bus from Sheffield to Bath usually takes around 7 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest National Express bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance144 mi (231 km)
Shortest duration5h 55m
Cheapest price$36.52
Most frequent serviceNational Express
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What bus companies travel from Sheffield to Bath?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Sheffield to Bath. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express137h 41m$57.42
  • National Express

    National Express

    National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Sheffield to Bath during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Sheffield to Bath?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 231 kilometers from Sheffield to Bath. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Because many passengers travel from Sheffield to Bath at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Sheffield?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Sheffield to Bath, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Sheffield to Bath every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sheffield to Bath; ticket prices start at $81.50.

City Information

Sheffield

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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city center.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take the bus, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Bath

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A town named for its iconic Roman bathhouses, Bath is often described as one of Britain's prettiest cities. With over 2,000 years of history and spectacular architecture, Bath offers plenty of fascinating sights and activities.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, and when in Bath... you also do as the Romans do! One of the most popular things to do in Bath is experience the city's Roman Baths. Lying beneath the city, the Roman Baths demonstrate a stunning example of what public baths and temples from the ancient world used to be like, with many artifacts and statues on display. Although you can't soak in these baths, visit one of the city's thermal spas for an almost-authentic experience.

One of England's most famed authors, Jane Austen, made Bath her home for several years. Fans of her work should visit the Jane Austen Centre, where you can learn her life story and even sit down for a traditional Regency-style tea.

Travel to Bath is simple as it's only 20 miles from Bristol International Airport. Buses from Bristol to Bath make transferring from the airport very easy. For domestic travelers, the Victorian Bath Spa train station is along the Great Western Railway and can be reached by various cities along the line. National Express and Megabus bus services also operate routes to Bath from all over the nation.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Sheffield?

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Main departure station: Meadowhall Interchange

Meadowhall Interchange is located in northeast Sheffield and consists of a train station, tram stop, and bus/coach station. Pedestrian footbridges connect the bus station building, train platforms, park and ride lot, and tram stop to the Meadowhall shopping center across the River Don. The bus station building offers amenities, including fast food and restrooms; FlixBus, National Express, and Megabus coaches board in the bus lanes outside of this building. The train platforms serve Northern and TransPennine rail routes, and the tram connects Meadowhall with the center of Sheffield.

All bus stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange

  • Coach Station

Where does the bus arrive in Bath?

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Main arrival station: Bath Bus Station

Bath Bus Station on Dorchester Street is located southeast of the city center, directly next to Bath Spa Railway Station. The station's development was part of a regeneration program for the Southgate area, resulting in a modern integrated transport interchange. Local buses with service in the Bath area and long-distance National Express buses both stop at this station. There are refreshments available at the stop, a designated smoking area, and nearby paid parking.

Bus stations in Bath:

  • Bath Bus Station

  • London Rd

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