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Bournemouth to Bath, BAS bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.77
Shortest Duration5h 18m
Trips per day20
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bournemouth to Bath cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bournemouth to Bath were $47.46.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bournemouth to Bath is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Bournemouth to Bath?

The distance between Bournemouth and Bath is approximately 49.94 miles, or 80.36 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from Bournemouth to Bath?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Bournemouth to Bath is on Wednesday. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Wednesday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Wednesday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from Bournemouth to Bath?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bournemouth to Bath, BAS, with an average of 20 trips per day and 20 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Bournemouth to Bath. Of the 20 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bournemouth to Bath, BAS start at $48.36.

1 carriers offer Bournemouth to Bath, BAS bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Bournemouth to Bath from $29.77. There are 20 trips per day offered by National Express from Bournemouth to Bath and you can expect on average to pay $47.46 for a National Express ticket to Bath. In Bournemouth, National Express departs to Bath from Bournemouth Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Bath, National Express arrives at Bath Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from Bournemouth to Bath takes 6 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bath in 5 hours and 18 minutes,

Avg. Time
6h 23m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bath will depart from these stations in Bournemouth:
  • Westbourne
  • Bournemouth Bus Station
  • 55 Exeter Rd
Buses arrive in Bath at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bath for trips arriving from Bournemouth:
  • Bath Bus Station
  • London Rd

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