Travelling To Bath

Located in the South West of England, Bath is easy to reach, just 90 minutes from London by train and a short drive from both the M4 and M5 motorways. Bath is also just 19 miles from Bristol Airport and well connected by regular bus services. Bath Spa Railway Station and the coach and bus stations are all in the heart of the city centre.

Travelling by car

Bath is located just ten miles from junction 18 of the M4 motorway, which runs direct from London and Heathrow Airport. There are also excellent motorway links from the north, Devon and Cornwall via the M5 motorway, and Wales is just a short drive west on the M4 motorway.

As Bath is a small city, the roads can become congested at busy times. To avoid traffic, we recommend using one of the city’s three Park and Ride services. Take care when driving around the city, as there are a number of one way streets and bus lanes in operation.

Travelling by train

Bath Spa Railway Station is located in the heart of the city centre, a short walk from Bath’s shops and attractions, including the historic Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa.

Great Western Railway, serves the city and South West region with regular services from London Paddington taking 90 minutes. A taxi rank can be found immediately outside the main exit of the station, and Bath bus station is located just a minutes’ walk along Dorchester Street.