Bath Spa University (Bath Spa Unibus)
You probably already know that Bath is a great city to be a student in. So why not make the most of this beautiful city by jumping on our buses and exploring it. Bath Spa Unibus U5 is your dedicated service to get you between Bath Spa Uni, the halls of residence and the city centre plus a network of buses that go pretty much everywhere else you'll need to go.
Service U5 is your best option for getting to Bath Spa University and back with regular buses seven days a week, running until roughly 3am Monday - Saturday.
Bath Park & Ride 31, Lansdown service is just a short walk to Sion Hill Campus and both Bath Zone and West of England Zone tickets can be used on this service.
As we run over 20 services in Bath whether you're going to university, the city centre, cinema, supermarket, train station or visiting friends we've got it covered with routes going all over the city. Our Bath Zone Uni Year or Term tickets offer the best value for money and unlimited travel on all First buses in the Bath Zone or if you are travelling from further afield a West of England Uni Year will be the best value ticket for you.
We've got a fantastic range of student tickets meaning there is something to suit your needs however often you use the bus. All students get up to 30% off our adult season ticket prices with valid student photo ID but we've got some even better deals specifically for Bath Spa University students.
And remember you can buy and use your bus ticket on your smartphone, just download our free First Bus App from the Apple Store or Google Play. It's the cheapest way to buy tickets!
Allows unlimited travel on any First Bus* within the Bath Zone.
|Bath Fare Zone||Student fares from 23 Jan 2022|
|Night (after 7pm till 4.29am)||£2.50|
|Summer term (24 April 2022 to 4 June 2022)||£69|
West of England Zone
Allows unlimited travel on any First Bus within the West of England Zone*.
|West of England Zone||Student fares from 23 Jan 2022|
|Single||From £1.60 to £4.50 depending on distance travelled (available from your driver) or any distance in the West of England Zone £2.60 on the First Bus app|
|2-Trip||From £3.10 to £4.40 depending on distance travelled (available from your driver) or any distance in the West of England Zone £4.55 on the First Bus app|
|Night (7pm from 4.29am)||£3.80|
Where to buy?
You can buy your university bus tickets from the following places:
From your driver. Singles, 2-Trip, Day or Week. All our buses accept contactless payment to the value of £45.
Via mTickets on the free First Bus App, allowing your bus ticket to be purchased and used on your smartphone.
- Search for ‘First Bus’ in your app store and download the First Bus app
- Select ‘Bristol, Bath & the West’ area
- Press mTickets from the bottom menu, then Bristol, Bath and the West and then Bath
- Click on Buy at the top and then select 2-Trip, Day, Week, Month or Month+. Choose the Student ticket you need.
- You will be asked to set up an account, please complete the requested details.
- click Continue and you will be asked to confirm you are a student.
- Select a payment method to purchase your ticket
- You can either use it straight away or move to the wallet to use later
- When you want to travel, activate your ticket and then scan the QR code on the bus.
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