Getting to Bath
Bath, a World Heritage Site known for its Roman-built baths, is situated in Somerset, England, in the valley of the River Avon.
Bath is just 11 miles (18 km) south-east of Bristol, and 97 miles (156 km) west of London.
There are frequent services from London, Bristol and South Wales to Bath Spa Railway Station (BTH).
Coach and Bus Services
There are frequent daily services between London Victoria, Heathrow and Bath.
Bristol International Aiport
The nearest airport is Bristol International Airport.
The A4 Air Decker bus service will take your directly from the airport to Bath.
Getting to the University of Bath, Claverton Down campus
The University of Bath's main campus is located in Claverton Down, on the east side of Bath.
With frequent services between the city centre and campus, bus is the easiest way to travel to University. Visit the website below to view timetables, purchase tickets and check for service updates.
The following services start and end at the Claverton Down campus bus terminus:
- U1 Lower Oldfield Park via city centre
- U2 Combe Down, Southdown, Oldfield Park
- 20A and 20C Bath circular services
City centre bus stops
Bath Bus Station is on Dorchester Street, near the train station. You can catch a bus to the University opposite the bus station. A bus journey from here will take 10 to 15 minutes.
Other bus stops in the city centre are:
- on Corn Street, opposite the Avon Street multi-storey car park
- next to Bath Abbey
- on North Parade, opposite the cricket club ground
- at the bottom of Bathwick Hill
Campus bus terminal and stops
Buses arrive at and leave from the terminus, on Convocation Avenue.
There is another bus stop on the road leading on to and off the campus, at the junction of Norwood Avenue and The Avenue, close to the Sports Training Village.
Access for passengers with disabilities
Most buses to campus have low floors and wheelchair areas for passengers with disabilities.