Service Update – 22nd February 2021

At present, we are continuing to operate an hourly service as per our Covid-19 timetable. Detailed timings can be found here.

The local authority have temporarily made concessionary passes valid for 24 hours a day up until Friday 26th February 2021. After this date, the validation will return back to normal. If any changes to this, we will keep you updated.

We are closely monitoring our passenger numbers daily to ensure passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. 

Passengers, please pay via contactless payment where possible, to reduce the amount of cash handling between passengers and drivers. Cash is accepted on board when necessary.

We have implemented social distancing measures on all our vehicles. Hand sanitizer is available when boarding and alighting our buses, along with yellow seat signs on allocated seats specifying “Social distancing in place. Please keep this seat clear!” We have implemented these on both the upper deck and lower deck to encourage passengers using our service to keep at a safe distance along their journey. We kindly ask all passengers to please keep all seats with a sign on clear.

Face coverings are a mandatory requirement on all forms of public transport, this includes our Air Decker service. Please ensure you board our vehicles with your face covering on, and keep this on for the duration of your journey. To aid this guideline we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles.

For more on our social distancing measures, please take 2 minutes of your time to watch our short video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UlPyzY6Ucg

Service Update – 15th February 2021

We are continuing to operate an hourly service as per our Covid-19 timetable. Detailed timings can be found at https://www.airdecker.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Covid-19-timetable.pdf.

We are closely monitoring our passenger numbers daily to ensure all passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. 

The local authority have temporarily altered the validation of concession passes on all buses. They are now valid for 24 hours a day up until Friday 26th February 2021. 

We are encouraging all passengers to pay via contactless payment when possible, this is to reduce the amount of cash handling done between our driving team and our passengers. Cash is being accepted on board when necessary. 

Face coverings are a mandatory requirement on all forms of public transport in England. We kindly ask our passengers to board our vehicles with your face coverings on, and to keep these on for the duration of your journey. To aid this guideline we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles.

Yellow seat signs are in place on both the upper deck, and lower deck on allocated seats. We have implemented these to encourage passengers to keep as a safe distance whilst using our service during the pandemic. We kindly ask that all seats with a yellow sign on are to be kept clear at all times to keep yourselves and other passengers at a safe distance. 

Service Update – 11th February 2021

Due to an accident, our A4 Air Decker service is unable to serve the following stops in Bath City Centre : Dorchester Street, Terrace Walk and The Ambury. Our service will begin at Avon Street, and will proceed and terminate from there. We will update our website and social media pages as soon as we have further updates on the closure.

Apologies for any inconveniences this may cause.

Service Update – 8th February 2021

At present we are continuing to operate an hourly service as per our Covid-19 timetable. Detailed timings can be found here.

We are closely monitoring our passenger numbers daily to ensure passenger demand is met, and service frequency can be altered accordingly.

We have a demonstrator bus operating as an Air Decker for a few weeks. We kindly ask all passengers wishing to use our services to look out for our green vehicles and our PINK demo bus! 

The local authority have altered the validation of concessionary passes. They are now valid for 24 hours a day, not after 9am. This is in place until Friday 26th February 2021.

Face coverings are a mandatory requirement on all forms of public transport in England. We kindly ask all passengers to board our vehicles with your face covering on, and to keep these on for the duration of your journey. To aid this guideline we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles.

Yellow seat signs have been allocated to specific seats on the upper deck, and lower deck to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. Please can you keep all seats with a sign on clear throughout your journey.

Service Update – 8th February 2021

Due to Wessex Water works in place at Beechmount Grove bus stop along Airport Road, we are unable to access this stop in the Airport to Bath direction. A temporary stop has been placed 55 metres after the original stop. We ask all passengers to wait, signal and board there. All other stops remain accessible.

Apologies for any inconveniences this may cause.

Service Update – Beechmount Grove

Tomorrow, 8th February 2021, Beechmount Grove bus stop in the Airport to Bath direction will be inaccessible for the entire day. This is due to work in place from Wessex Water. A temporary bus stop will be allocated 55 metres after the original stop. Please signal and board our Air Decker vehicles at this stop. All other stops remain accessible, we apologies for any inconveniences this may cause. 

Service Update – 1st February 2021

We are continuing to operate an hourly service as per our Covid-19 timetable. Detailed timings can be found at https://www.airdecker.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Covid-19-timetable.pdf. 

We currently have a demonstration bus running as Air Decker for a few weeks. Social media posts show a clear photo of what this bus looks like but it is in fact PINK, with a bee on the side! So if you wish to use our services and are boarding from a stop along our route, be sure to keep an eye out for our demo bus aswell as our green Air Decker vehicles.

Concessionary passes are now valid for 24 hours a day, they are no longer accepted after 9am. The local authority have brought this into place until Friday 26th February 2021. We are encouraging passengers to pay via contactless payment where possible, this is to reduce the amount of cash handling between drivers and passengers. We are accepting cash on board when necessary.

It is a mandatory requirement to wear a face covering on all forms of public transport in England. We kindly ask passengers to board our vehicles with your face coverings on, and please keep these on for the duration of your journey. To aid this guideline we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles. 

We have introduced social distancing measures on all our Air Decker vehicles. Hand sanitizer is available near the drivers cab as you board and alight the buses. We have yellow seat signs on both the top deck and bottom deck which state “Social distancing in place. Please keep this seat clear!” We have allocated these signs onto specific seats to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance along their journey. 

For more on what safety measures we have in place, please watch our short video here.

Service Update – Demo Bus

Passengers, keep your eyes peeled for the next few weeks as you will not only have to look out for a GREEN Air Decker but you will also have to look out for a PINK double-decker! We have a demonstration bus operating our Air Decker service for the next few weeks.

Bath Bus Company wants to ensure all passengers are aware of this bus, and want to make sure there is no confusion when waiting for an Air Decker. An A4 Air Decker banner will be placed in the top window, but we kindly ask all passengers to be extra vigilant when waiting at a bus stop, and to keep an eye out for a PINK double-decker along our route as this is an Air Decker vehicle and it will stop when signaled to do so.