Coach Parking & Coach Drop Off in Bristol

The city's coach park is located at Bristol Fruit Market with drop-off/pick-up points located throughout the city.

Coach waiting areas are also available on Cumberland Road close to Spike Island on a first-come, first-served basis. Several city centre hotels offer coach parking bays for staying groups.

Download a map of the coach parking and drop-off points in Central Bristol

Please note: Use of the bus gates in Central Bristol (Bristol Bridge and Broad Quay) are permitted by private vehicles adapted to seat more than 8, however this does not include the use of public transport stopping or waiting facilities. Should these facilities be required the operator will need to seek permission from the council with a written request to

There are marked spaces for up to 20 coaches in the coach park, but room for more if there is demand. The site has 24-hour security and facilities for drivers, including an on-site café and toilets available. There is also plenty of choice for refreshments nearby with the city centre just a short distance away as well as the Paintworks development, Avonmeads Retail Park and other local attractions.

Drivers MUST book their coach parking in advance by telephoning 0117 9771655 or 07379 597856 (both 24 hours) for £12 for up to 24 hours parking. Bookings can be made up to a few minutes before arrival.

Please note the coach park is unsuitable for passenger pick-up or drop-off. For more details about Bristol's coach drop-off and pick-up points, go to the TravelWest website here.

Routes to the Coach Park - BS2 0YQ

Please be aware of low bridges in the area. Follow these routes:

From M32, junction 3 via St Phillips Causeway (A4320) and then south on Albert Road.

From City Centre via Bath Road (A4), turning left over the river at the traffic lights approximately 300 metres past Three Lamps Junction and then right onto Albert Road.

Please note that this map is to be used as a reference only and we cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies. Drivers of high-sided vehicles should be aware of low bridges in the area and follow the routes listed above.

Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol introduced a Clean Air Zone in November 2022 to reduce harmful emissions and improve air quality within the city centre. All vehicles can still enter the zone, but only older and more polluting vehicles are charged. As a guide, charges do not apply to:

  • Euro 4, 5 and 6 petrol vehicles, roughly 2006 upwards
  • Euro 6 diesel vehicles, roughly end of 2015 onwards
  • fully electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  • modified or retrofitted vehicles registered with the Energy Saving Trust's Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS) 

For more information, a map of the Clean Air Zone, and to check your vehicle’s eligibility, visit Bristol City Council’s information page here


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