On the 16th Oct 2022, Bath City Centre will be host to the Half Marathon.
During this time it will be necessary to divert bus services in line with road closures.

More information about the run including a course map, spectator points and a full list of road closures can be found on the Bath Half website or by putting the following information into your browser https://bathhalf.co.uk/race-info/

There will be a rolling program of road closures to ensure a safe running route for the runners taking part. These closures are expected to be lifted as soon as safe to do so, with the roads expected to totally open at 4pm on the day. (please note this may change and to check the event website for further updates)

The course and subsequent road closures will affect roads in Bath City Centre and surrounding areas. Please either scroll through the page to see all the closures or click on the “jump to” sections to take you where you would like to go.


If your service is not listed then it is not affected. Please note that emergency services or the race organisers may need to change the route and road closures on the day, so the below information is subject to change.

A map of where the bus stops are located further down this page, underneath the table. If you wish to have a printed copy of the Bath and South Bristol Travel Map posted to you please send a request to [email protected] or alternatively please call 0117 374 1265.

This information is correct as of 11.10.2022

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Bath half route


Walking and pedestrian access

Pedestrian access will be maintained to all properties throughout this event.

Please note that pedestrians, will not be allowed, for their own safety to be within the event route / area, except for when crossing the route only. taxis, voi scooters or bikes will not be permitted to operate along the event route.


Bus services alternative stopping arrangements

Bus Services will be diverted on the day to avoid operating within the event or the road closures. This means that some buses will not stop on their usual stops and may be diverted. For times, full diversion routes and stop closures please visit our Bus Disruptions page.


Please note that the times and diversions may be subject to change due to circumstances on the day. Please visit the FirstBus website for up-to-date information or on twitter at @FirstBSA

Service 1 – Bath Bus Station to Southdown

Stops not served between and including – Bath Bus Station and St James Cemetery.

Alternatives – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road or Arlington Road. 

Service 1 – Southdown to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Sladebrook Court and Bath Bus Station.

Alternatives – Arlington Road or Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

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Service 2 – Bath Bus Station to Mulberry Park

Stops not served between and including Dorchester Street and Prior Park Road.

Alternatives – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road or Prior Park College.

Service 2 – Mulberry Park to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Baptist Church and North Parade.

Alternative – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road only.

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Service 3 – Foxhill to Bathford

Stops not served between and including Dorchester Street only.

Alternative – Bus Station Bay 13. 

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Please note this service has been split and passengers who wish to continue their journey need to go to Rossiter Road or Dorchester Street depending on your direction of travel.

Service 4 – Odd Down to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Blomfield Crescent and St Marys Buildings.

Alternative – Bloomfield Rise North or Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

Service 4 – Bath Bus Station to Odd Down

Stops not served between and including Broad Quay only.

Alternative – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road only.

Service 4 – Weston to Bath Bus Station 

Stops not served between and including RUH A&E and St James Parade.

Alternative – RUH Main Entrance only.

Service 4 – Bath Bus Station to Weston

Stops not served between and including Westgate Building and RUH A&E.

Alternatives – Dorchester Street or RUH Main Entrance.

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Service 5 – Bath Bus Station to Whiteway

Stops not served between and including Bus Station and Haycombe Cemetery.

Alternatives – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road or Mount Road.

Service 5 – Whiteway to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Twerton Bridge and St James Parade. 

Alternative – Shophouse Road only. 

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Service 6a

Normal route all day.

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Service 8 – to Kingsway

Stop not served between and including Bus Station only.

Alternative – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

Service 8 – to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including the entire route and passengers travelling towards Bath are advised to board on the bus stops on the opposite side of the road (towards Kingsway)

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Service 19 – to Cribbs Causeway

Stops not served between and including Westgate Buildings and Penn Hill ROad.

Alternative – Bus Station or Oldfield School.

Service 19 – to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Penn Hill Road and James Street West.

Alternative – Oldfield School.

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Service 21

Normal route all day, operating a special timetable.

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Service 31

Normal route all day.

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Services – 39 & X39 to Bristol

Stops not served between and including Westgate Buildings and The Globe.

Alternatives – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road or Corston Lane (Bath Road).

Services 39 & X39 – to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including The Globe and Bus Station.

Alternative – Corston Lane (Bath Road) or Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

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Service 41 – to and from Odd Down P&R

Stops not served between and including Bus Station only.

Alternative – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road for both directions.

Please note this service will operate this diversion all day. 

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Services 172 & 174 – to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Midford Road and Bus Station.

Alternatives – The Beeches or Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

Services 172 & 174 – to Paulton and Wells

Stops not served between and including Bus Station only.

Alternative – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road. 

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Service D1 – to and from Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including Laura Place and Holburne Museum.

Alternatives – Bus Station or Forester Road.

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Service D2 – to Bath Bus Station 

Stops not served between and including Cross Keys and Bath Bus Station.

Alternatives – Hillside or Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road. 

Service D2 – to Frome

Stops not served between and including Bath Bus Station only.

Alternatives – Lyncombe Hill/Rossiter Road.

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Service U1 – to Bath Bus Station

Stops not served between and including North Road and North Parade.

Alternatives Oakley or Bath Bus Station.

Service U1 towards University

Stops not served between and including Avon Street and North Road.

Alternatives – Bus Station (Bay 13) or Oakley.

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Service U5

Will only operate outside of the closure times. Between 08:00 and 18:00 the service will not operate.

Bus Stop not servedNAPTAN / Stop number
Ambury0180BAC49598 (Wr)
Arlington Road 0180BAC30251 (NE)
Ascension Church 0180BAC30294 (N)
Avon Street (Wm)0180BAC30597 (Wm)
Baptist Church 18000011 (NE)
Bath Bus Station – Bay 110180BAA01329 (Bay 11)
Bath Bus Station – Bay 130180BAA01331 (Bay 13)
Bath Bus station – Bay 150180BAA01333 (Bay 15)
Bath Bus Station – Bay 160180BAA01334 (Bay 16)
Bath Bus Station – Bay 4 0180BAA01322 (Bay 4)
Bath Mill 0180BAC56452 (W)
Bear Flat (A)0180BAC30147 (A)
Bear Flat (C) 0180BAC30153 (C)
Beckhampton Road0180BAC30231 (N)
Bellots Road0180BAC30311 (W)
Bellotts Road0180BAC30310 (E)
Bewdley Road 0180BAC30103 (SE)
Bloomfield Crescent0180BAC30162 (NE)
Bloomfield Road0180BAC30161 (228)
Bridge Road 0180BAC30295 (NE)
Broad Quay (Bt)0180BAC01278 (Bt)
Brougham Hayes0180BAC30306 (W)
Brougham Hayes 0180BAC30302 (SW)
Brougham Hayes 0180BAC30303 (SE)
Burnham Road0180BAC30313 (E)
Burnham Road0180BAC30312 (SW)
Burnham Road 0180BAC30312 (SW)
Bus Station0180BAA01325 (Bay 7)
Carrswood View0180BAC60001 (SE)
Cedar Grove0180BAC30216 (E)
Cedar Park 0180BAC30238 (E)
Charmouth Road 0180BAC30374 (NW)
Charmouth Road0180BAC30374 (NW)
Charmouth Road 0180BAC30373 (SE)
Chelsea Road 0180BAC30380 (NW)
Chelsea Road 0180BAC30381 (SE)
Cleveland Walk 0180BAC30051 (NW)
Cleveland Walk 0180BAC30052 (SE)
Comfortable Place 0180BAC30353 (E)
Comfortable Place0180BAC30352 (W)
Corn Street (Wi) 0180BAC30340 (Wi)
Corn Street (Wt) 0180BAC49605 (Wt)
Cross Keys 0180BAC30126 (NW)
Cynthia Road (SE)0180BAC30297 (SE)
Devonshire Buildings0180BAC30145 (S)
Devonshire Buildings 0180BAC30144 (N)
Dorchester Street (Bh)0180BAC30587 (Bh)
Dorchester Street (Bn)0180BAA01343 (Bn)
Dorchester Street (Bp)0180BAA01344 (Bp)
Dorchester Street (Bq)0180BAC01279 (Bq)
Dorset Close0180BAC30308 (E)
Elm Place (N)0180BAC30155 (N)
Evelyn Road 0180BAC30384 (W)
Georgian View0180BAC30209 (N)
Green Park0180BAY38424 (Ga)
Green Park 0180BAY38425 (Gb)
Happy Gardens 0180BAC30292 (NE)
Hatfield Road 0180BAC30159 (NE)
Haycombe Cemetery0180BAC60050 (SE)
Hayesfield Park 0180BAC30148 (N)
Hayesfield Park0180BAC30149 (S)
Hayesfield School 0180BAC30247 (E)
Hensley Road0180BAC30225 (NE)
Hillside Hall0180BAC30229 (NW)
Holbourne Museum0180BAC30031 (W)
Holbourne Museum0180BAC30007 (E)
Horstmann Close0180BAC30375 (W)
Horstmann Close0180BAC30376 (E)
James Street West (Gc)0180BAC30348 (Gc)
James Street West (Ge)0180BAC30349 (Ge)
James Street West (Wf)0180BAC30350 (Wf)
Junction Road0180BAC30249 (E)
Kipling Avenue0180BAC30146 (N)
Laura Place0180BAC30032 (SW)
Laura Place0180BAC30005 (NE)
Marsden Road0180BAC30213 (SE)
Middle Hill Lodge0180BAC30106 (S)
Midford Road0180BAC30138 (SW)
Midland Bridge Road (Gf)0180BAC30339 (Gf)
Moorland Road (B)0180BAC30252 (B)
Moorlands School0180BAC30222 (E)
Newbridge Court0180BAC30383 (SE)
Newbridge Court 0180BAC30382 (NW)
Newbridge Gardens0180BAC30369 (NW)
Newbridge Gardens 0180BAC30368 (SE)
Newton Park 0180BAC30433 (S)
Newton Park 0180BAC30434 (N)
Newton Park Library0180BAC30436 (NE)
Nile Street 0180BAC30351 (E)
Nile Street0180BAC30347 (W)
North Parade 0180BAZ02395 (E)
North Parade (Cd)0180BAC23454 (Cd)
North Road0180BAC30041 (NW)
North Road 0180BAC30042 (SE)
Oak Avenue0180BAC30214 (N)
Odd Down Corner 0180BAC30137 (N)
Old Newbridge Hill0180BAC30661 (W)
Oldfield Road0180BAC30240 (E)
Partis College0180BAC30648 (SE)
Partis College0180BAC30647 (NW)
Penn Hill Road0180BAC30650 (SE)
Penn Hill Road 0180BAC30649 (NW)
Penn Lea Road 0180BAC30385 (E)
Penn Lea Road0180BAC30646 (NW)
Perrymead 0180BAC30105 (SE)
Pines Way 0180BAC30304 (SE)
Pitman House0180BAC30221 (E)
Pope Court0180BAA01354 (N)
Pope Court0180BAC60035 (S)
Prior Park Road 0180BAC30109 (S)
Pulteney Court 0180BAZ02414 (N)
Pulteney Gardens 0180BAC30068 (N)
Raby Gardens 0180BAC30054 (NW)
Redland Park0180BAC30322 (SW)
Rossitor Road0180BAY38419 (E)
Rudmore Park0180BAC30372 (NW)
Rudmore Park0180BAC30371 (SE)
RUH – A&E0180BAC30442 N)
RUH – A&E0180BAC30441 (S)
Second Avenue0180BAC30236 (SE)
Shafetsbury Road0180BAC30234 (S)
Shophouse Road0180BAC30314 (W)
Sladebrook Court0180BAC30288 (N)
Smallcombe House0180BAC30046 (W)
Smallcombe House 0180BAC30045 (E)
Southgate (Wh)0180BAC30592 (Wh)
St James Cemetery0180BAC30305 (NW)
St James Parade (We) 0180BAC30341 (We)
St James Parade (Wy)0180BAC01277 (Wy)
St Johns’0180BAC30438 (S)
St John’s 0180BAC30440 (N)
St Lukes Road0180BAC30157 (N)
St Martins Court0180BAC30133 (NW)
St Martins Hospital0180BAC30135 (NW)
St Marys Buildings0180BAC30151 (W)
St Marys Buildings 0180BAC30150 (E)
St Marys Church 0180BAC30055 (SE)
Stirtingale Avenue0180BAC30204 (N)
Stirtingale Road 0180BAC30208 (B)
Sydney Buildings 0180BAC30053 (SE)
Terrace Walk0180BAC30603 (Ca)
The Globe0180BAC30665 (W)
The Globe0180BAC30666 (E)
The Oval0180BAC30218 (E)
The Weston0180BAC30358 (NE)
The Weston0180BAC30379 (NW)
The Weston 0180BAC30358 (E)
Trowbridge House0180BAC30290 (N)
Twerton Bridge0180BAZ02451 (E)
Twerton Bridge0180BAZ02452 (W)
Twerton Fork 0180BAC30663 (W)
Twerton Fork0180BAC30664 (E)
Twerton Mill 0180BAC60000 (E)
Twerton Parade0180BAC30315 (NW)
Twerton School0180BAC30320 (W)
Walwyn Close0180BAC30318 (W)
Wayside 0180BAC30141 (SW)
Wayside0180BAC30140 (NE)
Wellsway0180BAC30143 (S)
Wellsway0180BAC30142 (NE)
White Lodge 0180BAC30049 (NW)
White Lodge0180BAC30050 (SE)
Widcombe Parade18000012 (E)
Willow Green0180BAC30227 (W)
Windsor Villas0180BAC23435 (NE)
Windsor Villas 0180BAC30357 (SW)
Woodland Place 0180BAC30043 (W)
Woodland Place 0180BAC30044 (E)
Youth Hostel 0180BAC30047 (NW)
Youth Hostel 0180BAC30048 (SE)

Taxis

Taxi ranks within the route area will be suspended.

Please note that taxis will be unable to collect/drop off inside the event route area and are unable to operate via closed roads. This may mean that your taxi drop off/collection point will be further away than usual. Please note that the taxi ranks outside of the Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Bus Station will remain unaffected but please allow extra time for your journey on the day.


Voi scooters

Voi Scooters will be unable to operate along any of the roads closed for the event. Please use the designated parking areas for the scooters and be mindful of the runners.


Private car

We would encourage people to use public transport to get to the event.

Lists of the car parks in Bath operated by Bath and North East Somerset Council can be found on the Councils Website. Please note that all these car parks will not necessarily be open or accessible on the day.