Travel Instructions

The University of Bath has excellent transport links. In this section you will find information on how to travel to and from the University by car, bus, bike or on foot as well as how to get to the city of Bath.

The campus is located in Claverton Down, on the east side of Bath. View maps of the University's location and of the campus itself.

Air links

You can arrive conveniently by air into London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) or Bristol (BRS) and then on to Bath via train or bus.

The A4 Air Decker bus service will take you directly from the airport to Bath.

Public transport

The easiest way to travel to the University is by public transport. You can travel to Bath by train and bus and the nearest train station is Bath Spa.

There are a number of frequent bus services available to take to campus. The U1, U18, X18, U10, 20A and 20C services all start and terminate at the centre of campus, and travel through the city centre.


If you are driving and want to use a satnav to find your way to the University, our GPS coordinates are latitude 51.378344, longitude -2.325202.

Please note that the main entrance to the campus is accessed via Norwood Avenue (BA2 7BA), not Quarry Road.

There are many taxi companies operating in Bath. Taxi ranks are located in front of the train station, next to the Abbey and at the University itself.

Your registration fee includes free parking. Please email us if you require a parking permit.

Disabled access

DisabledGo provides access information for our campus and facilities including information on parking, wheelchair points and lifts.

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