IMPORTANT: See WESTlink service changes wef 8 April 2024


From 3 April 2023 onwards, rural bus services are provided by WESTlink

WESTlink is a new type of bus service which will operate in the West of England. The service will allocate you to the most efficient pick up and drop off point nearest to your start and end destinations, depending on the route and requests from other users. You can book on-demand or up to a day in advance for yourself and up to 4 additional passengers. Below you can find some handy information to get you started with the service.

Where and when the service operates:

North Zone (Monday to Saturday, 07:00 – 19:00)

  • Areas to the north of central Bath including Swainswick and Lansdown Park and Ride
  • Most of South Gloucestershire to the north and east of Bristol, including Yate and Thornbury

South Zone (Monday to Saturday, 07:00 – 19:00)

  • Areas to the south of central Bristol, including Brislington, Knowle and Whitchurch
  • Areas to the south of central Bath and most of Bath and Northeast Somerset, including Keynsham, Chew Magna and Midsomer Norton
  • Most of North Somerset, including Weston-super-Mare, Portishead, Nailsea and Bristol Airport

Future Transport Zone (Monday to Saturday, 05:30 – 21:30 and Sundays, 09:00 – 18:00)

  • Areas to the north of central Bristol, including Cribbs Causeway, Southmead, Filton, Patchway, Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston and many more areas.

You can view a map of the zones and find more information about WESTlink here: https://travelwest.info/westlink/

Ways to book a ride:

  • On the smart phone app – to download, search ‘WESTlink’ in the Apple or Android app store
  • Online – visit: "westlink.app.ridewithvia.com
  • By telephone: call 0117 4578561 (lines are open 05:30-21:30 Monday to Saturday and 09:00-18:00 Sunday)


  • £2 adult single
  • £1 child single
  • All concessionary passes accepted

You can pay online, in the app, on the telephone, or with cash/concessionary pass on board. Please note only exact cash is accepted and change cannot be given.

Neighbouring bus services

  • from 8 April 2024, the 2V Service, serving Radstock - Midsomer Norton - Paulton - Timsbury - Tunley - Odd Down P&R.
    Nearest stops - King William Inn, Tunley (0.9 mile across the fields or Longhouses (1 mile along the lanes);
  • the 522 Service, serving Bath - Peasedown St. John - Radstock - Midsomer Norton - Timsbury - Farmbrough - Keynsham - Bristol.
    Nearest stop: The Butcher's Arms, Farmborough (2.1 miles along the lanes).

Need more help? Contact us:

Email: westlink@wedrt.com
Telephone: 0117 457 8561 (lines are open 05:30-21:30 Monday to Saturday and 09:00-18:00 Sunday)