Travel & Accommodation


Arriving at the University

The 4th International Antibody Validation Meeting will take place in room 2.6, of the Chancellors’ Building at the University of Bath Claverton road campus.

The Chancellors’ Building is located only minutes from the bus drop off points and the closest carpark: East Carpark.

An annotated map of the University campus and it's buildings can be found here.


Travel advice

The University of Bath has excellent transport links. In this section you will find information on how to travel to and from the University by car, bus, bike or on foot as well as how to get to the city of Bath.

The campus is located in Claverton Down, on the east side of Bath. View maps of the University's location and of the campus itself.

Public transport

The easiest way to travel to the University is by public transport. You can travel to Bath by train and bus and the nearest train station is Bath Spa.

There are a number of frequent bus services available. The 10, 20 and U1 services all start and terminate at the centre of campus, and travel through the city centre.


If you are driving and want to use a satnav to find your way to the University, our GPS coordinates are latitude 51.378344, longitude -2.325202.

Please note that the main entrance to the campus is accessed via Norwood Avenue (BA2 7BA), not Quarry Road.

Pay & Display parking for drivers is available on campus. There is also parking for motorcycles and electric vehicles, with charging points.

Cycling, walking and taxis

There are a number of popular cycling and walking routes to the University, with facilities such as showers and cycle parking sheds available across campus.

There are many taxi companies operating in Bath. Taxi ranks are located in front of the train station, next to the Abbey and at the University itself.

Disabled access

DisabledGo provides access information for the Univeristy campus and facilities. including information on parking, wheelchair points and lifts.


Accommodation advice

With the centre of the City so close by accommodation options are plentiful, spaces do fill up quickly though so it's best to book early to avoid disappointment!

This year we've teamed up with the Francis Hotel to provide a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate for conference attendees as well as to host the conference social event at Brasserie Blanc (located within the hotel).

Below you will find a couple of examples of what's available, but if you're having any trouble Bath Tourist Information are always on hand with plenty of suggestions and local knowledge.

Name Address Starting rates/night
APEX Hotel James Street West, Bath, BA1 2DA £110
The Bird 18-19 Pulteney Road, Bath, BA2 4EZ £110
Francis Hotel Bath Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HH £108