University of Bath

Getting discounted train tickets to Bath with GWR

How you can get 20% off rail travel when coming to Bath for Open Days, Department Open days and graduation ceremonies.

When you can get discounted rail tickets

You can use this offer when travelling to GWR-approved University events, like Open Days, Graduation award ceremonies and Department Open Days. You can buy tickets that cover the whole week around these events, so you can make the most of coming to Bath.

You, your family and your friends can get 20% off Advance Purchase fares for most mid and long-distance GWR routes to Bath Spa train station. This is in addition to any Railcard discounts you are eligible for.

You must buy all tickets at the same time to get the discount.

Buying tickets

To get your discounted rail tickets:

  1. Visit the web page for the event you’re attending to check that it is covered by this offer.
  2. Visit GWR’s promotion page to buy your tickets.

Terms and conditions of the offer

  1. The Open Days GWR travel offer is only available for travel on GWR services. If travelling from or within a region of the country that is not part of the GWR network you may need to purchase separate tickets to the chosen destination.
  2. The destination must be relevant to the University you have received the link from, i.e. Cardiff Central for Cardiff Metropolitan University, etc.
  3. Origin of journey must be within the GWR network, but please note that Advance Purchase tickets are not available for short distance journeys.
  4. The scheme is only available for use with Advance Purchase tickets. These set times and dates of travel and are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.
  5. The Open Days GWR travel offer is available for the dates provided by each university and the week that the event takes place, running Saturday to the next Sunday. So stay for more than a day to get a feel for the local scene.
  6. The scheme is combinable with a Railcard. Simply tick the box on the page by “Passengers” and select from the drop down box.
  7. The URL is unique to your university and cannot be used for destinations other than specified.