Bristol Temple Meads is the main railway station, situated approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the City Centre. The 8 and 9 bus services run frequently between Bristol Temple Meads Station and the city centre, Broadmead and Cabot Circus. CrossCountry trains operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham, the North East, Edinburgh and Penzance. Great Western Railway (GWR) run regular services to Bristol from London Paddington, Reading, Swindon, Bath, Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, Cardiff, Gloucester and Cheltenham. Bristol Parkway station is situated to the north of the city and can be accessed via First bus no. 73, which runs regularly between Bristol Parkway and the city centre. CrossCountry trains run services to Bristol Parkway from Penzance, Birmingham, the North East and Scotland. Great Western Railway (GWR) also run services to, through and from Bristol Parkway. Visit the Great Western Railway (GWR) website to find out more about travel to Bristol.
By Bus or coach
Bristol Bus Station is situated on Marlborough Street, near Broadmead shopping centre. National Express coach services operate from the bus station to cities across the UK, including direct bus services to London Heathrow (approximately two hours) and Gatwick airport (approximately three and a half hours). Megabus operates from Bristol to London and Cwmbran, and Greyhound operates from Bristol Airport to Swansea via UWE, Bristol bus station, Newport and Cardiff.
By park & ride
Bristol is easily accessible from the M5 and M4 motorways. From the M4, exit at junction 19 (signpost to Bristol) and follow the
M32 into the city centre. From the M5, exit at junction 18 and follow the A4 Portway (signpost Bristol Airport) into the city centre. The nearest car park for city centre events is At-Bristol’s Millennium Square Car Park. Using Sat Nav? Enter BS1 5LL as your destination. Go to www.visitbristol.co.uk for more information, including other parking sites throughout the city.
Please contact individual event organisers for information regarding disabled access and parking.