bath city river avon with pulteney bridge and buildings above with trees in the foreground

Trains to Bath Spa Station

Bath Spa station is the main train station serving the city of Bath in Somerset, the other station in the city being Oldfield Park. Bristol Temple Meads Station is North West of Bath Spa Station, with Bristol Temple Meads Station reachable in just over 10 minutes by train. Bath Spa station is located in the centre of Bath to the north of the River Avon. The Forum, the Roman Baths, and the Jane Austen Centre are just some of the many attractions to visit in the city of Bath.

Bath Spa station is managed by Great Western Railway with two platforms. Great Western Railway operates all trains to and from Bath Spa Station.

Bath Spa Station was built in 1840 for Great Western Railway; the station was originally named Bath Station but changed its name in 1949 to distinguish it from Bath Green Park Station.

Station Area Map

Bath Spa Station is located on Dorchester Street in Bath city centre next to Brunel Square. Bath Spa Station is north of the River Avon, and Alexandra Park, Theatre Royal Bath, and Pulteney Bridge are all within walking distance of Bath Spa Station.

Chippenham Station, northwest of the city of Bath, is just over 10 minutes from Bath Spa Station by train.

Great Western Railway operates all services from Bath Spa Station, with inter-city trains running to Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central, and London Paddington.

Hotels Near Bath Spa Train Station

Station Details and Facilities


Bath Spa station, Dorchester Street, Bath Spa, Somerset BA1 1SU

General Information

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 05:00 to 01:10
  • Saturday – 05:30 to 01:10
  • Sunday – 07:00 to 01:10

Information Services Open

  • Monday - Friday 04:45 - 01:30
  • Saturday 05:15 - 01:30
  • Sunday 07:30 - 00:00

Customer Help Points

Customer help points are available at Bath Spa Sation.

Ticket Buying and Collection

Ticket Office

In ticket hall.

Ticket Office Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday – 05:30 to 20:30
  • Saturday – 06:00 to 20:30
  • Sunday – 07:45 to 20:30

Reservations and tickets requiring reservations can only be sold between the following times: Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00 and Sun 10:00 - 18:00

Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible ticket machines are located at the station entrance by the ticket office.

Height-adjusted ticket counter

There is a height-adjusted ticket counter available at Bath Spa Station.

Induction Loop

The ticket office at Bath Spa Station has an induction loop.

Penalty Fares

Penalty fares are applicable for Great Western Railway.

Station Facilities


An ATM is available in the ticket hall at Bath Spa Station.

First Class Lounge

There is no First Class Lounge available at Bath Spa Station.

Seated Area

There is seating available at Bath Spa Station.

Waiting Room

Platforms 1 and 2

  • Monday to Friday – 05:30 to 20:30
  • Saturday – 06:00 to 20:30
  • Sunday – 07:45 to 20:30


Coffee Shops are available at Bath Spa Station.

Baby Change

Baby changing facilities are inside accessible toilets.


A pay phone is available taking cards and coins.

Public telephones are accessible. An accessible low-level Pay Phone is available on the Bath Spa Station main concourse. Please request staff assistance if you need help.


A pay phone is available taking cards and coins.

Web Kiosk

There is no Web Kiosk available at Bath Spa Station.

Post Box

On platforms 1 and 2.

Tourist Information

On Platform 1.

Bureau De Change

There is no Bureau De Change available at the station.


There is a flower shop in subway.


Ramp For Train Access

A ramp for train access is available.


08001 971 329 or 18001 0800 197 1329 (Textphone)

Staff Help Available

Meeting point: Ticket Office.

  • Monday to Friday – 05:00 to 01:10
  • Saturday – 05:30 to 01:10
  • Sunday – 07:00 to 01:10

Accessible Taxis

Accessible taxis are available.

National Key Toilets

The radar key is available from station staff.

Step Free Access

Step-free Category A station - step-free access is available to both platforms via lifts from the main station entrance.

Impaired Mobility Set Down

Set- Down / Pick up Points are available at the station entrance and at the rear of the station. Assisted Travel Meeting Point - Gateline at the main entrance concourse. Please notify a member of staff.


Wheelchairs are available at the station.


Connect to "GWR Free Station WiFi"


APCOA Parking (UK) Limited, Dorchester Street, Bath Spa, BA1 1SU

  • Monday to Friday – 24 hours
  • Saturday – 24 hours
  • Sunday – 24 hours

Number of Spaces 78

Taxi Rank

Taxi rank is available at the station entrance. If you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff.


Change at Reading for Heathrow and Gatwick links and Bristol Temple Meads for Bristol Airport.

Bicycle Parking

At rear and side of station

Storage Spaces 103

There are lifts available for cyclists, and cycles are not to be carried up and down the stairs.

Cycles can be carried on Great Western Railway trains free of charge.

Popular Routes

Popular routes run across the UK from Bath Spa with destinations including London, Bristol and Oxford. Great Western Railway, CrossCountry, and South Western Railway all run regular services, so you can easily reach whichever destination you choose. For more information on Popular Routes to and from Bath, click below.

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Bath Spa from train station?

The Roman Baths are just a few minutes walk from Bath Spa Train Station.

How many platforms does Bath Spa train station have?

Bath Spa station has two platforms. Trains travelling west depart from Platform 1, so trains from London Paddington arrive at this platform.

How far is Bath Spa station from city Centre?

Bath Spa Station is in the south of the city centre.

Is Bath Spa station the same as bath?

Bath Spa Station is the main station in Bath, its name was changed to distinguish it from Bath Green Park Station.

What time does Bath Spa station open?

Bath Spa Station is open:

  • Monday to Friday – 05:00 to 01:10
  • Saturday – 05:30 to 01:10
  • Sunday – 07:00 to 01:10