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Services to Bath City Centre and 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
  • 2.2m / 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 SouthGate, Bath City Centre

Every 12-15 minutes. Journey time is about 10 minutes to SouthGate.

There are intermediate stops at Bear Flat, Oldfield Road & St Mary’s Buildings. On the way into the City Centre the bus only drops off at these stops, and on the way back to Odd Down only picks up (other bus services connect these stops with the City Centre). 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.


Monday – Friday £3.40 return per person
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays £3 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)£6 per 2 adults
National Concessionary Pass Holders FREE (except before 9am Monday - Friday)
First day and season tickets can be used on Bath Park & Ride.
SERVICE 31 (LANSDOWN P&R): Park & Ride fares only apply to journeys that start or end at the Park & Ride site. For all other trips, 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

This service travels between Odd Down Park & Ride site and Royal United Hospital via Southdown, Twerton and Lower Weston, serving all stops along the route.

Until 1 September 2018 the service is operated by Wessex Bus. For further information, including fares, timetable and route map, please click here to see their website.

From 2 September 2018 First will operate the service, a copy of the new timetable is available from their website.

Comments or queries

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