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Book a place on our free coach collection service from Heathrow Airport

Reservations are now open for quarantining and non-quarantining students

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Free coach service from Heathrow to campus

Book a place on our free coach collection service from Heathrow

Bookings now open for our free coach service to get to campus.

You are now able to reserve your seat on our Free coach service. Seats are offered on a first come first serve basis. Only one seat will be allocated per person. Students under the age of 18 on the date of travel or students with medical conditions that require extra assistance may also request an additional seat for a family member or friend by sending an email to heathrowcoachbookings@bath.ac.uk.

Our online booking page has full instructions on how to book. You must have all your flight details before you book.

Choosing your collection time

Please select a preferred collection time that is at least 2.5 hours after your flight arrives to allow time to get through border control, collect luggage and get to the meeting point. Please note your selection is not guaranteed and you will be sent a confirmation email confirming your collection time.

29 August – 5 September Quarantine arrivals

This is a free coach service for new students who are required to quarantine on arrival to the UK and who wish to do so before the start of term. This coach service will collect you from Heathrow airport and transport you on private coaches to the University campus where you can check-in to your university quarantine accommodation. Please ensure you have arranged your quarantine accommodation by emailing quarantine@bath.ac.uk

Book a place on a coach 29 August - 5 September

17 – 22 September – Quarantine and non-quarantine arrivals

There is a free coach service for new students who are required to quarantine on arrival to the UK. This coach service will collect you from Heathrow airport and transport you on private coaches to the University campus where you can check-in to your university quarantine accommodation. Please ensure you have arranged your quarantine accommodation by emailing quarantine@bath.ac.uk

There will also be a separate free coach service for new students who are not required to quarantine on arrival to the UK. This coach service will collect you from Heathrow airport and transport you on private coaches to the University campus where you can check-in to your university accommodation. Please ensure that you a book a coach for the designated arrival day for your accommodation. If you arrive before 17 September and do not need to quarantine you can still book a seat on one of our coaches.

We understand that this situation is evolving and that government guidance may change between the time that you make your booking and when you arrive in the UK. If required we will move students between quarantine and non-quarantine coaches to ensure student safety and compliance with local regulations in place on the day of travel.

Book a place on a coach 17 -22 September

Going into quarantine

If you need to go into quarantine and have any queries, you should email quarantine@bath.ac.uk.

You can also find out more about accommodation for quarantine.

Transport to Bath from other locations

If you are arriving at other airports or points of entry to the UK you will need to make your own plans to travel to Bath. Please read the UK government’s advice on travelling safely from your point of entry to the UK.

Arriving between 6 - 16 September or after 22 September 2020

If you arrive between 6 - 16 September or after 6pm on Tuesday 22 September, you need to arrange your own transport to Bath.