Service Update – 17th May 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 that passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. We currently have a duplicate bus operating during peak hours from Monday-Friday to help with passenger demand during these time periods.

We are encouraging passengers to pay via contactless payment where possible. Cash is accepted on board when necessary. Concessionary passes are valid for 24 hour use, 7 days a week. This is to aid those in need of travel for appointments for vaccinations. 

Face coverings remain mandatory on all forms of public transport, this includes our A4 Air Decker service. Please can all passengers board our vehicles with their face coverings on, and keep these on for the entire length of your journey! 

We have yellow signs on allocated seats stating for those seats to be kept clear. We have implemented these on both the upper and lower deck to aid with social distancing measures, and to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service.

Service Update – 14th May 2021

The 13:00 departure from Bath to Bristol Airport will begin its route from The Globe Roundabout, Bath and continue to serve the route as normal. It will not be departing from Dorchester St, Bath. All other journeys are scheduled to operate as normal. Apologies for any inconveniences this may cause. 

Service Update – 14th May 2021

Due to a mechanical issue, the 11:30 departure from Bristol Airport to Bath will not be in operation today. The next departure from the Airport will be 12:30. All other journeys are scheduled to operate as normal. We apologies for any inconveniences this may cause.

Service Update – 10th May 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 demand is met, and we can alter our service frequency accordingly. Since the 23rd April 2021, a duplicate bus has been in operation during peak periods of the day from Monday-Friday.

We are encouraging all passengers who wish to use our service to pay via contactless payment where possible, this is to reduce the amount of cash handling done between our driving team and you passengers. Cash is still being accepted on board all of our A4 vehicles. Concessionary passes are valid for all day use 7 days a week, to aid those needing to travel to and from their vaccination appointments in the mornings and evenings. 

It is a mandatory requirement to wear a face covering on all forms of public transport, therefore we are kindly asking all our passengers to board our vehicles with your face coverings on, and to keep these on for the duration of your journey.

We have yellow signs allocated to specific seats on both the upper deck and lower deck of our vehicles. These signs clearly state that social distancing measures are in place and for that seat to be kept clear. We kindly as all passengers to leave all seats with a yellow sign on clear at all times as these are in place to encourage everyone to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. 

Service Update- Duplicate bus added for peak periods from 23rd April 2021

Due to the re-opening of non-essential retail, and the easing of lockdown restrictions, we have seen a rise in passenger numbers and demand for our A4 service. This has resulted in buses during peak times reaching full capacity. 

From Friday 23rd April 2021, we will be operating a duplicate bus during these peak periods to ensure that the demand can be met whilst maintaining our social distancing standards.

Service Update – 19th April 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 passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. 

Concessionary passes are valid for 24 hour use up until Friday 30th April 2021. This is to aid those who have early morning and late evening vaccination appointments. 

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

It is a mandatory requirement to wear a face covering on all forms of public transport. We kindly ask all passengers wishing to use our Air Decker service to board our vehicles with your face coverings on, and to keep these on for the entire length of your journey.

Yellow signs are allocated to specific seats on both the upper deck and lower deck. These are in place to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. We ask all passengers to please leave all seats with a yellow sign on clear at all times.

Service Update – 12th April 2021

At present, we are continuing to operate on a reduced service frequency which is 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 demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. We will update our website and social media pages when changes are made. 

Concessionary passes are valid for 24 hour use up until Friday 30th April 2021. This is to aid those with early morning and late evening vaccination appointments. 

Passengers, we kindly advise that you pay via contactless payment where possible, this is to reduce the amount of cash handling done between our driving team and our passengers. Cash is accepted on board when necessary. 

Face coverings are a mandatory requirement on all forms of public transport, this includes our Air Decker service. We kindly ask all passengers wishing to use our service to board our vehicles with your face coverings on, and keep these on for the entire length of your journey.

Social distancing measures have been implemented on all our vehicles. We have yellow seats signs stating “social distancing measures in place. Please keep this seat clear” allocated to specific seats on both the upper deck and lower deck. We have implemented these signs to encourage our passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. We ask all passengers to keep all seats with a sign on clear at all times.

For more on what social distancing measures we have applied, please watch our short video here.

Service Update-11th April 2021

Due to unforeseen roadworks, Bristol Airport to Bath direction, we are unable to turn right at West Town Lane on to Bath Road. Therefore the A4 service will be diverted via:

West Town Lane, Hungerford Road and Stockwood Road

We are unable to serve the following stops:

Callington Road, West Town Lane Shops, Flowers Hill and Emery Road

We will then resume normal route. 

Travel from Bath to Bristol Airport will operate as normal. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Service Update – 5th April 2021

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 demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly.

Reminder: from 5th – 8th April Avon Street will be closed due to work taking place. Our Air Decker service from Bath to the Airport will be unable to serve stops on Corn St and Avon St for this duration. Please can passengers board our vehicles at the next closest stop which is Westgate Buildings.

Concessionary passes are valid for 24 hour use up until Friday 30th April 2021. This is to aid those with early morning and late evening vaccination appointments.

Please can passengers pay via contactless payment where possible, this is to reduce the amount of cash handling done between our driving team and passengers. Cash is accepted on board when necessary.

It is a mandatory requirement to wear a face covering on all forms of public transport, this includes our Air Decker vehicles. We kindly ask all 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 seats signs stating ‘Social distancing in place. Please keep this seat clear’ are allocated o specific seats on both the upper deck and lower deck of our vehicles. These signs are in place to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. We kindly ask all passengers to keep all seats with a sign on clear.