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Meet Bristol - Travel by Train

Meet Bristol - Travel by Train

Train

Travelling Around Bristol

Bristol is an easy city to get around. Here you'll find everything you need to help you get around once you arrive.

Rail

Bristol has two mainline railway stations. Bristol Temple Meads is located in the city centre. There are several options for ongoing travel from here, including the Bristol Flyer Airport Bus, Bristol Ferry Boats that will take you to various locations around the central harbourside and many bus routes including direct buses to Clifton Village.

Bristol Parkway is located north of Bristol offering close access to the University of the West of England and many business parks and industries. Bristol Parkway is an 8-minute direct train journey from Bristol Temple Meads.  Delegates travelling to Bristol by train are eligible for big savings when travelling via GWR

Bus

First Bus services run throughout Bristol and the surrounding areas. You can purchase tickets via the First Bus app or with cash on board the bus. If you're in Bristol and need help with finding bus stations and routes, the Tourist Information Centre on the harbourside is on hand to help. You can buy day, season and multiple journey tickets direct from them.

Plan your journey with First Bus

The Bristol Airport Flyer can transport you to Bristol airport from the city centre in approximately 35 minutes, stopping at a range of locations in and around the centre.

View Bristol Airport Flyer Route

Boat

The water taxi is a great way to see the city. The boat picks up from Bristol Temple Meads station, stopping at the city centre and various points of interest across the harbourside including Brunel’s SS Great Britain. 

Bristol Ferry Boats Route

Boats can be privately hired for drinks receptions, events or as private transport from one venue to another. For more information about private hire see – The Bristol Packet, Bristol Ferry Boats or Number Seven boat trips

Road

The city is ideally located for road access from London, Birmingham and the rest of the UK, with the intersection of the M4 and M5 motorways located just to the north of Bristol and the M32 providing direct access to the centre. 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 to Bristol Airport). The north of the city is best accessed from junction 17 of the M5.

Click here for information about car parking

Cycle

Bristol is the UK's first Cycling City, with cycle routes on the majority of main roads and a selection of shops hiring out bike’s visitors.

More information about cycling in the city

Walk

Bristol is a compact city and a great place to walk around. Many hotels and conference venues are within close walking distance of each other. 

Bristol City Map

Bristol Regional Map

Discover Clifton Village Map  

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