Getting to Bath & University of Bath
Travelling to the city of Bath
Located in the South West of England, Bath is easy to reach, it’s just 80 minutes from London by train and a short drive from both the M4 and M5 motorways. We recommend if you are flying, fly to either London Heathrow or Bristol airport, which is our nearest airport, only 20 miles away.
There are frequent services from London, Bristol and South Wales to Bath Spa Railway station (BTH).
AccessAble provides for information about the accessibility of Bath Spa railway station.
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.
The near airport is Bristol International Airport: Bristol International Airport.
The A4 Air Decker bus service will take you directly from the airport to Bath.
Travelling by car and parking in the city:
Traffic in and around Bath can be congested, especially at peak commuter times. We recommend you use an online planner to find the best option for driving.
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.
Bath’s Clean Air Zone: Bath city centre is a clean air zone (CAZ) you might have to pay a daily charge to drive in Bath if your vehicle doesn’t meet the required emission standards.
Getting to the University of Bath
The University’s main campus is located two km from the city centre, situation on top of a hill on the east side of Bath.
Address: University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY
The best ways to get to our campus from the city centre are by bus, cycling, or walking.
There is a good bus service linking the city and the campus Travelling by bus