Getting to Bath

Bath is in the South West of England. There are a number of options to get to the city by train, by car/taxi, and by coach.

Flights

The nearest international airports are:

  • Bristol (BRS), 19 miles
  • Cardiff (CWL), 70 miles
  • London Heathrow (LHR), 100 miles
  • London City (LCY), 122 miles
  • London Luton (LTN), 129 miles
  • London Gatwick (LGW), 136 miles
  • London Stansted (STN), 157 miles

Bristol Airport is closest to Bath, and many budget airlines fly from European destinations to Bristol. London Heathrow is the closest airport for long-haul international flights. For those travelling long distances to Europe, you might be able to reduce the cost of flights by flying to another European city with a connecting flight to Bristol.

Taxi transfer

We can arrange arrival and departure taxi transfers for you.

If you're concerned about finding your way when you arrive, we also provide a "Meet & Greet" service - we come and meet you at the airport and escort you to your accommodation. All you have to do is sit back and relax!

Prices of airport transfers and the Meet & Greet service can be found on the Fees page.

Public transport and road connections

A bus service is run by Air Decker to/from Bath and Bristol Airport.

From Gatwick and Heathrow airports there are direct coach connections.

The train service from London's Paddington Station takes around 90 minutes, and Bath Spa train station is in the city centre, 10-15 minutes walk from the school.

The M4 motorway joins Bath to London in the East and nearby Wales in the West. The M5 links the city with the Heart of England to the North and Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to the South.

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