The conference for all 11-19 maths teachers

2-4 July 2020
University of Bath

Travel and Parking

Bath has excellent transport links. Bath Spa train station is on the main line between Bristol and London, Bristol Airport is about an hour away and the city is close to the M4 motorway.

The University of Bath campus is located outside the city in Claverton Down, on the east side of Bath.

Below you'll find information on getting to the University of Bath, including details of parking, conveniently located railway stations and airports, and onward journey advice. More comprehensive travel advice can be found on the university’s own website.

Although we are confident that the directions and timescales detailed below were correct at time of writing, we advise you to confirm your own personal travel route with the relevant travel operators directly, as arrangements are subject to change without notice.

Arriving by car

Post code for SatNav: BA2 7PB

Use 'Norwood Avenue, Bath', not Quarry Road, to get to the main entrance of the campus and visitor car parks.

Find your way using Google Maps

Parking on campus

Anyone arriving by car should park in the East Car Park, near the accommodation in The Quads, and then walk to the Chancellors' Building. There are ten disabled parking spaces and six electric vehicle charging spaces in the East Car Park. You must display your Blue Badge if you are parking in a disabled parking space. If this car park is full there is an East car park overflow.

Please be aware that any cars parked in the East Car Park will need to display an official parking permit, which will be made available to registered delegates.

Bath train and bus station

Arriving by train

For national train times and enquiries please visit the National Rail Enquiries website or telephone them on 03457 48 49 50 (local rate charged).

The nearest railway station to the University of Bath is Bath Spa.

Great Western Railway offers special fares to delegates attending the MEI Conference at the University of Bath. Conference Fares are available from most Great Western Railway stations. Information on how to access this special fare is available here.

Onward travel from Bath Spa railway station

The main bus station is just along the road to the left as you exit Bath Spa railway station. Bath Unibus Service U1 is your best option for getting between the University of Bath and the City Centre. This service runs approximately every 12 minutes on weekdays outside of term time, and every 20 minutes over the weekend. More details are available on the Bath Unibus Service page of First Group's website. A bus journey from Bath bus station to the university campus will take 10 to 15 minutes.

Alternatively, you could take a taxi. Bath Spa station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. The taxi rank is located at the station entrance; if you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff.

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Arriving by plane

Bristol Airport has flights to over 125 destinations. The Bath Bus Company operates a service between Bath and Bristol Airport. The Air Decker bus service stops near the main Bath bus station, where you can catch the U1 bus to the campus. The journey from Bristol Airport to Bath takes 50 minutes and a return costs £20. Tickets can be booked online.