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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.

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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

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one journey


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


unlimited journeys for 7 days


unlimited journeys for a calendar month

Pack of 5 singles
BristolRider Day

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

BristolRider Week

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


route map

m3 route map including m3x express service

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
*Parking is free, you only pay the bus fare.

further information


Published date10/05/2021Published time10:05

A reminder that service m2 is on diversion this week, until (and inclusive of) Friday 14th May. ^ab


Published date06/05/2021Published time16:05

As the m32 will be closed SOUTHBOUND tonight the m1 will be unable to serve the Begbrook stop and will, instead serve the stop on Stoke Lane. For more information please visit LP #twbus

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