Hengrove Way between the Hartcliffe Roundabout and Cater Road Roundabout will be closed in both directions from Tuesday, 20th February 2018 for one night between 20:00 and 06:00 the following morning for roadworks.
Unfortunately this means the A4 service will not be able to serve the following stops between the above hours & dates –
Bath to Bristol Airport
Bristol Airport to Bath
Cater Road Rounabout (Whitchurch Road).
The Bath Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK, and returns this year on Sunday 4th March 2018. Commencing at 11am, It is the largest charity fundraising event in the South West region, raising over £2.2 million for charity in 2016 alone.
Due to the size of the event, severe road closures will be in place. Whilst the race is underway, the A4 Air Decker will start and terminate at The Globe roundabout, and will be unable to serve all stops along Newbridge Road and the city centre.
Bath to Bristol Airport – All departures up to 09:00hrs will operate as normal. The 09:00hrs Air Decker will be the LAST bus to depart from Bath city centre. The 09:30hrs Air Decker and all services after this will depart from The Globe. Normal service will resume once the marathon has finished and roads reopen. This is anticipated to be mid/ late afternoon.
Bristol Airport to Bath – All departures up to 07:30hrs will operate as normal. The 07:30hrs Air Decker will be the LAST bus to depart from Bristol Airport and terminate in Bath City Centre. The 08:00hrs Air Decker and all service after this will terminate at The Globe. Normal service will resume once the marathon has finished and roads reopen. This is anticipated to be mid/ late afternoon.
Passengers wishing to travel into Bath City Centre once the race is underway are advised to alight at Keynsham, and board a train to complete their journey.
For further information on how your journey may be affected, please contact us on 01225 330 444 or 01225 444 102
Due to an accident on the M5, extremely heavy traffic on the A38 means the A4 Air Decker service is currently running up to an hour late, travelling to and from Bristol Airport.
SERVICE UPDATE @ 15:30: Buses are returning to normal schedule. However, with the M5 closure and roadworks, some delays may still occur.
Please allow extra time for your journey.
Due to roadworks on the A38 the A4 Air Decker service is currently experiencing delays a minimum of 20 minutes.