Travel

Bath is a compact city just 15 minutes’ walk from one side of the city centre to the other. The transport interchange is also in the city centre. It is easy to get from city centre hotels to other venues for meeting, dining or entertainment. Countryside venues and activities are 5 to 40 minutes’ drive from the city.

By Road

• Eight miles south of Junction 18, M4 motorway
Park and Ride services run seven days a week

By Rail

Bath Spa train station is located in the city centre
Great Western Railway service London Paddington–Bath every 30 minutes, duration 84 minutes
• See below details of exclusive GWR service for the corporate event organiser

By Air

Bristol Airport – 45 minutes by road

Bath’s local airport is located 20 miles from Bath with flights to 100+ destinations. There is a regular bus service every 30 minutes. The journey takes 50 minutes.

Bristol Airport offers a range of services for business passengers:

Executive Aspire Lounge in Departures
Executive Aspire Lounge offers complimentary drinks and snacks, newspapers and free Wi-Fi.  You can book here: https://www.bristolairport.co.uk/at-the-airport/aspire-executive-lounge

Fast Track Security
With fast track security you can check in as normal and then proceed down the Fast Check Security channel where your boarding card, passport and confirmation email will be checked.  The cost is £3.95 and you can book online here.

London Heathrow Airport 1 hour 45 minutes by road

Access from London Heathrow for overseas visitors is direct by road, National Express coach service or rail service via London or Reading.

Birmingham Airport 2 hours 15 minutes by road

Access from Birmingham Airport for overseas visitors by road via M5/M4 motorways, National Express coach service and by rail changing at Bristol.

By Coach

Coach services drop off and pick up at central transport interchange.

National Express offer a range of services including direct service daily London Heathrow-Bath duration 2 hours.

Download our useful maps below:
City Centre Map
Bath Area Map
Car Parking Map
Explore the Area Map

Great Western Railway Conference Fares

GWR offer corporate event organisers a great deal on fares for conference delegates.
This exclusive deal offers reduced rail rates to conference delegates who are travelling to Bath from all main GWR stations and a range of connecting routes.

Learn More

To book, click on Bath and complete the search form.
Make sure ‘Bath Spa Conf’ is typed in the ‘TO’ destination box to receive your exclusive rate for travel.
Select travel dates, times, number of passengers and preferred class of travel and click search to access available trains, select and book.

To search from our great range of venues, just enter your enquiry details and press Search. Add your favourites to your basket and receive a full proposal from Bath Venue Finder or, email your brief to bathvenuefinder@bathtourism.co.uk or, call our helpline on 01225 569250 and we will do the hard work for you.