Indians can reach Bath by flight till London airport and then travel by bus, train or car. They may even fly till other airports nearby. There are no direct flights till Bristol airport.¾
There are smaller regional airports near Bath which provide the tourists a more sedate experience. Bristol International Airport is located at a distance of 20 miles from Bath and has many scheduled flights from major European cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Paris, but not London. Southampton Airport is about 2 hours from Bath ¾by train and many budget flights operate here. Other nearby airports are Cardiff Airport, Exeter Airport and the Bournemouth Airport which have low cost airlines.¾
Bath is located 10 miles from the junction 18 of the M4 Motorway which runs from London to Heathrow airport. There are also excellent motorway links from the northern part of the city like Devon and Cornwall via M5 motorway. Wales is also a short drive from there. Cabs or cars can be taken to reach Bath from the major cities nearby. If one is driving in town, the best option is to use the park and ride facilities.¾
The Victorian station of Bath Spa is located on the Great Western Railway. It lies in the city centre and connects the city to various nearby places with regular regional services till Bristol, Reading, London, Salisbury, Southampton, Weymouth and Swindon. Oldfield park is another stop in the residential suburb areas.¾
The main bus terminus in Bath is close to the railway station and there are buses to most of the destinations nearby. All major buses arrive and leave from this location. For getting around the city, there are options of public bus, as well as, tourist bus and it is the most affordable means of commutation. First bus is the largest Bus operator in Bath.
Most important locations in the city are at a walkable distance from the city centres, as well as, the stations. The roads are quite congested and driving is not at all advised in the streets. Most of the streets in Bath are pedestrian only areas. The public buses are the most adequate means of British public transport and there is a popular Park and Ride bus system which operates from a ring of car parks around the city outskirts. There are also tour buses and taxis which cover the major attractions in the city.¾