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The m3 runs from Emersons Green to the City Centre via Lyde Green Park & Ride, Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emerald Park Industrial Estate, the University of the West of England (UWE), Cabot Circus and the City Centre.

The m3x is an express commuter service based on the m3 route, which doesn’t stop at UWE, Stoke Park or Begbrook.

The m3x operates every day of the week.

See further down this page for more information about Lyde Green Park & Ride.

Service Change – New Timetable

On the 26th September the m3 and m3x services will have a timetable change..

Please click here to view the new timetable for the m3 that will come into effect as of this date.

Please click here to view the new timetable for the m3x that will come into effect as of this date.

Please note that there is no change to route or stopping arrangements to these services.

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fares

Regular First Bus Bristol Zone tickets and Tap & Cap are accepted on all metrobus services. Below is a list of most common tickets.

metrobus is a buy before you board service. You cannot buy tickets on board these services, except when using Tap & Cap. Visit the link below for more information

Filter by passenger type:

 AdultStudent/young person (16-21)Child (5-15)Group (up to five people)
Single

one journey

£2.25
£1.60
£1.15
N/A
Day

unlimited journeys on the day of purchase until 04:00 the next day

£4.50
£3.15
£2.25
£9
Week

unlimited journeys for 7 days

£18.90
£13.25
£9.45
N/A
Month

unlimited journeys for a calendar month

£72.60
£50.80
£36.30
N/A
Pack of 5 singles
£11.25
£8
£5.75
N/A
BristolRider Day

Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more

£5
£3.50
£3.50
N/A
BristolRider Week

Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more

£20
£16.50
£16.50
N/A

route map

m3 route map including m3x express service

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Lyde Green Park & Ride

Lyde Green
Side of BristolNorth East
Height Restriction2.3m
Opens05:30 every day of the week
Closes22:45 every day of the week
Parking costFree*
Parking Spaces246
PostcodeBS16 7GG
Overnight parkingNo
ToiletsNo
*Parking is free, you only pay the bus fare.

further information


@metrobusBristol

Published date28/09/2021Published time16:02

Service Update – m3 – 16.00 The road is now clear and the m3 has gone back to normal route. ^ab https://t.co/ZNRTQrVxOG

@metrobusBristol

Published date28/09/2021Published time15:27

Service Update – m3 – 15.25 Due to an accident at Lyde Green, we’re currently unable to serve the Lyde Green P&R stop. Apologies for any inconvenience. ^ab


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