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Fare Car

Fare Car is a public transport service providing a safe and friendly shared taxi service to and from Bath city centre at subsidised rates to everyone who lives in the following areas:

  • Langridge and Northend
  • Combe Hay, Shoscombe, South Stoke and Wellow

Registration

If this is the first time you’re using Fare Car, you need to register through B&NES Council for your free Fare Car membership number. Just call 01225 394909 and give your name, address and telephone number. 

Booking

You need to book in advance and will need to do this directly with Bath V Cars. For journeys into Bath, please book at least 90 minutes before the scheduled time of arrival in Bath. For journeys back from Bath, please book at least 30 minutes before the time of departure. 

Before you book, you will need:

  • Fare Car membership number for each person wishing to travel
  • The date (or weekly day, for repeated appointments) and time you wish to travel
  • Pick up location
  • Drop off location
  • Details of the homeward journey, if required

To make a booking, phone Bath V Cars on 01225 447777 between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Note there is a free phone direct to Bath Taxis in the Marks & Spencer Foodhall.

Warning Please remember to mention if you are a wheelchair user at the time of booking

Service times

Langridge and Northend

Wednesdays and Fridays (not public holidays).

Arrives in Bath
(Henry Street and Milsom Street)
10.30am
(book by 9am)
11.30am
(book by 10am)
Departs from Bath
(Henry Street and Upper Borough Walls)
12.30pm
(book by 12noon)
2pm
(book by 1:30pm)

Combe Hay, Shoscombe, South Stoke and Wellow

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (not public holidays).

Arrives in Bath
(Henry Street and Upper Borough Walls)
10.30am
(book by 9am)
11.30am
(book by 10am)
Departs from Bath
(Henry Street and Upper Borough Walls)
1:00pm
(book by 12:30pm)
2.30pm
(book by 2pm)

Cost

The fare is £1.50 per person per single trip. This is a subsidised fare and there are no further reductions for Diamond Travelcard holders or children.