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Travelling by bus to the University of Bath

Bus services you can take to and from the University's Claverton Down campus.

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Frequent services from the city centre make the bus an easy way to travel to campus.

Travelling to campus safely

We recommend that you continue to take care when travelling, such as wearing a face-covering if you have one with you and making sure to sanitise your hands.

Remember to check the government's guidelines about staying safe while travelling.

Bath Unibus

The Bath Unibus service runs between Bath and the University campus. The Unibus services are:

  • the U1
  • the U2
  • Service 20
  • Service 22

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Feedback about the bus service

If you have any feedback or need to make a complaint about the University bus service, contact First Bus at bath-uni.feedback@firstbus.co.uk

Bus stops

Bus stops in Bath

Check the timetables and route maps for bus stop locations and service times.

U1 service

Bath Unibus Service U1 will take you between the University of Bath, the City Centre and Oldfield Park. It runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week and there is a bus up to every five minutes during the day.

  • Arrival’s Square
  • Dorchester Street
  • St James Cemetery
  • Hayesfield School
  • Green Park

U2 service (term time only)

The U2 takes you directly from Oldfield Park to the University and back again.

  • Oldfield Park
  • Bathwick Hill
  • University of Bath

Service 20 and 22

These services run approximately every 30 minutes from Monday to Friday and every 60 minutes on Saturday.

20 Stops:

  • University of Bath, Sports Village
  • Widcombe Hill
  • Weston Park
  • Oldfield Park
  • Twerton, Wedgwood Road

22 Stops:

  • University of Bath, Sports Village
  • Odd Down, Sainsbury’s
  • Twerton, Wedgwood Road

Campus bus stops

You can catch all Bath Uni Bus services from the campus bus terminus on Convocation Avenue.

There is also a bus stop at the junction of Norwood Avenue and The Avenue, close to the Sports Training Village.

Discounted tickets

If you're a student or a member of staff with a valid ID, you can get up to 30% discount on First bus tickets.

Examples of ID you can use are:

  • valid NUS cards
  • University ID cards
  • international student ID cards

You must show your valid ID on every journey to get your discount.

First Bus App

Download the free First Bus app to:

  • plan your journey door to door
  • track your bus
  • see how many seats are available
  • see if the wheelchair space is available
  • buy and use bus tickets (mTickets)

If you're a member of University staff, you can get discounts by going through the student travel section in the Bath travel area of the app.

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