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Services to Bath City Centre and Bath Royal United Hospital

Park & Ride sites offer an easy, cheap and convenient way to park your car and ride a bus into the centre of Bath. The Odd Down Park & Ride site provides fully wheelchair accessible services to both the City Centre and the Royal United Hospital.

  • 1,230 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • 2m / 7ft 2in height restriction

Click here to get directions to Odd Down Park & Ride.

Lansdown Park & ride has no height restrictions and is available for motorhomes and other large vehicles.

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Service 41

From Odd Down Park & Ride to St James Parade, Bath City Centre

Every 12-15 minutes. Journey time is about 10 minutes to St James’s Parade.

Intermediate stop at Wells Road, Oldfield Road: only sets down here on its way into the City Centre and only picks up here on its way back to Odd Down. Click here for the full route.

First and last buses

First bus from the Park & Ride site:

  • Monday – Saturday (except Bank Holidays): 6:15am
  • Sundays (and some Bank Holidays): 9:30am

Last bus back from the city centre:

  • Monday – Saturday (except Bank Holidays):  8.30pm
  • Sundays (and some Bank Holidays): 6pm

Click here for the full timetable.

Fares

Monday – Friday £3.30 return per person
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays £3.00 return per person
Up to 5 children (under 16) with a fare-paying adultFREE
10 single journey multi-ticket available on a free multi-journey smart card. Buy your first 10 journeys and get your smart card for free. Then top up with your driver or at the Bath travel shop in Bath Bus Station.£13.50 for ten single journeys (not valid on RUH Park & Ride)
Group ticket (return for 2 adults after 10am Monday -Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays)£5.50 per 2 adults
National Concessionary Pass Holders FREE (except before 9am Monday - Friday)
First week and month season tickets can be purchased on board and used on Bath Park & Ride.
Park & Ride fares do not apply for travel to or from Hamilton Road, Hamilton House and Royal High School on Service 31 (Lansdown Park & Ride). Instead, First's usual Bath Inner Zone fare tariffs apply. Day & week Rider tickets are also accepted.

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Service 42

From Odd Down Park & Ride to Bath Royal United Hospital

Intermediate stops include Southdown and Twerton. Click here for the full route.

First and last buses

First bus from the Park & Ride site:

  • Monday – Friday (except Bank Holidays): 6:40am
  • No Sunday service

Last bus back from the RUH:

  • Monday – Friday (except Bank Holidays):  7pm
  • No Sunday service

Every 30 minutes between 7:30am and 4:30pm. Reduced frequency outside these times. Click here for the full timetable.

Fares

Monday – Friday £3.30 return per person
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays £3.00 return per person
Up to 5 children (under 16) with a fare-paying adultFREE
10 single journey multi-ticket available on a free multi-journey smart card. Buy your first 10 journeys and get your smart card for free. Then top up with your driver or at the Bath travel shop in Bath Bus Station.£13.50 for ten single journeys (not valid on RUH Park & Ride)
Group ticket (return for 2 adults after 10am Monday -Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays)£5.50 per 2 adults
National Concessionary Pass Holders FREE (except before 9am Monday - Friday)
First week and month season tickets can be purchased on board and used on Bath Park & Ride.
Park & Ride fares do not apply for travel to or from Hamilton Road, Hamilton House and Royal High School on Service 31 (Lansdown Park & Ride). Instead, First's usual Bath Inner Zone fare tariffs apply. Day & week Rider tickets are also accepted.

Cashless Payments on Park & Ride service 42

Order a Travelwest Smartcard from the bus driver and take advantage of significant savings on standard fares. Using sQuid, your card will hold a cash balance that can be topped up online or on the bus.

Register your card to top up online, and to protect the balance should the card be lost or stolen. Go to travelwest.info/smartcards.

Comments or queries

Find out how to send service feedback, click here.

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