University of Bath

Travelling to the city of Bath

The main ways of getting to the city of Bath if you are visiting the University.

Train services

There are frequent services from London, Bristol and South Wales to Bath Spa Railway station (BTH).

Visit National Rail for train timetables, fares and cheap advance tickets.

On Open Days, there will be student ambassadors posted at the station to direct you to buses and taxis.

DisabledGo.com provides for information about the accessibility of Bath Spa railway station.

Rail updates

Visit the websites of the main rail operators in the Bath area for the latest travel updates:

Coach and bus services

Visit National Express to plan journeys to Bath. There are frequent daily services between London Victoria, Heathrow Airport and Bath.

You can also plan journeys by bus and coach using Traveline South West.

Air travel

Bristol International Airport

Our nearest airport is Bristol International Airport.

The A4 Air Decker bus service will take you directly from the airport to Bath.

You can also catch the Bristol Flyer Airport Express from the airport to Bristol Temple Maids rail station to travel to Bath by train.

London Aiports

There are regular connections by rail and coach from London Heathrow and London Gatwick.

Travelling by car and parking in the city of Bath

Traffic in and around Bath can become very congested, especially at peak commuter time and weekends. Use an online planner to find the best option for driving to Bath.

Car parks

There are several city centre car parks. Limited, short-stay, on-street parking is also available and is Pay & Display.

Park and Ride services to the city centre are also available in Newbridge, Lansdown and Odd Down.