Travelling to Bath
February 2014 update: Bath remains unaffected by recent Somerset flooding, with access to the city remaining clear. However, we advise checking individual routes and travel services for the latest, detailed information.
Located in the South West of England, Bath is easy to reach, just 90 minutes from London Paddington station by train and a short drive from both the M4 and M5 motorways. Bath is also just 20 miles from Bristol Airport and well connected by regular bus services. Bath Spa train, coach and bus stations are both in the heart of the city centre, which is of a compact centre and best explored on foot if possible.
If you have limited mobility and would like help getting around Bath, Shopmobolity offers a choice of manual or powered wheelchairs and electric scooters.
Bath has excellent motorway links and can easily be reached by car
Bath Spa train station is just a short walk from the main shops and attractions
Travelling to Bath by National Express offers great value travel
The closest airport to the city is Bristol Airport, just an hour away
The closest ferry ports to Bath are located in Portsmouth and Fishguard
Bath buses provide a great way to reach surrounding towns and countryside