Travelling By Plane / Air

Planning your journey to Bath via plane and air? We hope this quick guide useful:



Bristol Airport is the closest airport to Bath. All London airports are within easy traveling distance, as are a number of more local airports in the region.



Bristol Airport, just 20 miles from Bath, is one of Britain’s fastest growing airports and serves over 113 destinations worldwide.

The Bristol Airport Flyer express coach service leaves the airport every 10 minutes and is a regular 24 hour service, 7 days a week (please check the airport website for exact times).  The coach drops you at Bristol Temple Meads train station, where you can catch one of the many frequent train services into Bath. Complete journey time from Bristol Airport to Bath Spa train station is approximately 60 minutes.

A combined ticket for the Bristol Airport Flyer and onward rail travel to Bath can be easily purchased in advance online by visiting Alternatively, separate tickets can be purchased on the day aboard the Bristol Airport Flyer for the coach ticket and at Bristol Temple Meads train station for the train ticket.



Heathrow Airport is just 100 miles east of Bath on the M4 motorway. A regular National Express coach service goes direct from the airport to Bath. Complete journey time is between 120 and 180 minutes. Alternatively, a Heathrow Express train service runs between the airport and London Paddington train station where you can then pick up a direct train service to Bath Spa train station. Complete journey time is approximately 135 minutes.



Gatwick Airport is located south of London, approximately 140 miles east of Bath. You can take a train from the airport to Reading train station where you can pick up a train service to Bath Spa train station. Complete journey time is approximately 180 minutes. Alternatively, you can catch a National Express coach from Gatwick Airport via Heathrow Airport to Bath. Complete journey time approximately 270 minutes.



In order to make things as easy for you as possible, we offer a personal taxi service to all guests staying with Bath Holiday Homes.  We know that on arrival into the country you will just want to get to your holiday home with as little hassle as possible which is why we set this service up.

We will have a driver waiting at your Airport Terminal to escort you to your car and drive you directly to your door.  Alternatively, even if you aren’t arriving by plane we are more than happy to arrange transport for you.  We can also take guests to anywhere that you may be visiting on your onward journey from Bath, day-trips to attractions or lifts into town from one of our country cottages.

Just let us know your requirements by either calling 01225 442238 or emailing us on

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