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Heathrow Airport to Bath

From £20 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 55 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Heathrow to Bath

If you're planning on visiting the UK from further afield or just planning your trip back home, a National Express coach is an affordable and fast option for all.

With up to 7 journeys a day on our 403 and 404 services and single fares from £20 one-way*, you can travel with confidence and ease once again with National Express.

Heathrow to Bath journey information
Fastest journey time 1hr 55 mins
Cheapest price From £20 *
Distance (approx) 160km
No. of stops 1 (404 service, other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8:55am/11:35pm (from Heathrow T2)

Our Heathrow to Bath services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

403 coach towards Bath

Our 403 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport London Terminal 2
  • Chippenham
  • Chippenham (Cepen Park)
  • Corsham
  • Rudloe
  • Box
  • Bath (London Road)
  • Bath Bus Station

404 coach towards Plymouth

Our 404 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport London Terminal 2
  • Chippenham
  • Bath Bus Station

Heathrow to Bath route map

Departing from Heathrow Airport

While you're waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy. Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

 

Arriving in Bath

Bath Spa Bus Station is based on Dorchester Street; in the heart of the town centre and just a 1-minute walk from Bath Spa Rail Station. Alternatively, you can depart the coach at London Road on our 403 service. 

The town centre is home to many taxi ranks and the station is served by several regular bus routes.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Bath?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Terminal 2 at 8.55am, terminating at Bath Bus Station at 11.15am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Bath?

The last coach departs from Heathrow Terminal 2 at 11.35pm, arriving at Bath Bus Station at 01.35am

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Bath?

A one-way journey from Heathrow to Bath is available from £20 *.

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Bath?

Coach journeys from Heathrow to Bath take approximately 2 hrs 15 mins. However, our fastest coach arrives in 1 hr 55 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow to Bath?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

Luggage

You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

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Return route

Routes to Bath

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 21 September 2022 for travel between 21 September 2022 and 17 January 2023.

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