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Book the airport coach service

This is a free coach service from London Heathrow and Bristol airports to the University of Bath.

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Free coach service from airports to campus

This is a free coach service for all University of Bath students. Coaches are running on set dates throughout August and September, from Bristol Airport and Heathrow Airport. Coaches will stop at University of Bath campus and Bath city centre.

Separate coaches will be available for students travelling from green list countries and amber list countries. Students travelling from red list countries will be able to use the green service once they have completed hotel quarantine.

Please check the timetables for more information.

Booking the coach

Find out more information from the University and arrange support for quarantine in the UK. Here you can book quarantine accommodation, testing and transport to Bath. To book you will need your flight details, Student ID and username. You should tell us if you need a coach transfer at least three days before you are due to arrive into the UK.

Quarantine and UK entry rules

Find out more information about the rules for entering the UK. All countries are being classified into red, amber and green countries, and you may need to quarantine on arrival. Find out which list your country is on.

Find out more information from the University and arrange support for quarantine in the UK.

FAQs and enquiries

If you have any further questions or would like to contact us, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Timetable for amber list countries

Your flight must arrive at least two and a half hours before the coach you book departs. You will need to check in for the coach at least 30 minutes before departure. Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions all coach times are subject to change. Updates to the timetable will be made as soon as possible.

These coaches are for new and returning students who are travelling from an amber list country:

Departure date From Departure times Destination
Saturday 28 August Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 28 August Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 1 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 1 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 2 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 2 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 4 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 4 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 6 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 6 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 8 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 8 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 9 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 9 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 11 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 11 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 13 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 13 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 15 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 15 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 16 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 16 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 18 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Saturday 18 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 20 September Heathrow Airport 11am & 5pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Monday 20 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 22 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Wednesday 22 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 23 September Heathrow Airport 11am & 5pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus
Thursday 23 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre and University of Bath campus

Timetable for green or red list countries

Your flight must arrive at least two and a half hours before the coach you book departs. You will need to check in for the coach at least 30 minutes before departure. Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions all coach times are subject to change. Updates to the timetable will be made as soon as possible.

These coaches are for students who are travelling from a green list country and do not need to quarantine. You may also use these coaches if you are travelling from a red list country and have completed your hotel quarantine.

Who for? Departure date From Departure times Destination
Returning students Monday 20 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Monday 20 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Tuesday 21 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Tuesday 21 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre
New students Thursday 23 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Thursday 23 September Bristol Airport 4pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Friday 24 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Friday 24 September Bristol Airport 4pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Saturday 25 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Saturday 25 September Bristol Airport 4pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Sunday 26 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
New students Sunday 26 September Bristol Airport 4pm University of Bath campus and city centre university accommodation
Returning students Monday 27 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Monday 27 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Tuesday 28 September Heathrow Airport 12 noon & 6pm Bath City Centre
Returning students Tuesday 28 September Bristol Airport 4pm Bath City Centre