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New m3/m3x timetables from 18 September

From the 18th of September, there will be an extra m3x journey each morning and additional m3 journeys to UWE through the day. You can view the new timetable here.

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 m3 operates every day of the week.

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

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fares

Regular First Bus Bristol Zone tickets and Tap On, Tap Off 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 On, Tap Off. Visit the link below for more information

Filter by passenger type:

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

One journey.


Available to buy on the First Bus App, Travelwest Travelcards, iPoints and Tap On, Tap Off (Adult only).

You can buy multiple singles in one transaction for convenience, simply increase the quantity on ticket selection.
£2
£1.50
£1
2-Trip
Any two trips in one day.

Available to buy on the First Bus App and Tap On, Tap Off (Adult only).
£3.5
£2.7
£1.8
Day
Unlimited trips for one day.

Available to buy on First Bus App, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards, Payzone, PayPoint and Tap On, Tap Off (Adult only).
£6
£4.5
£3
£12


Valid for up to five people of any age from 9.30am Mon-Fri or all day Sat-Sun & Public Holidays. Only from the First Bus App.
Week
Unlimited journeys for 7 days.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.
£23.5
£17.7
£11.8
Month
Unlimited journeys for a calendar month.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.

You could save on your monthly ticket by subscribing to First Unlimited. Find out more about the Unlimited ticket.
£83.8
£62.9
£41.9
Year
Unlimited journeys for a calendar year.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website and Travel Shops.
£841
£630.8
£420.5
BristolRider Day
Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more.

Available to buy from Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards and Payzone. AvonRider also accepted.
£5.30 until 5 October


£5.60 from 6 October
£3.70
£3.70
BristolRider Week
Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more.

Available to buy from Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards and Payzone. AvonRider also accepted.
£21.50 until 5 October


£23.50 from 6 October
£16.50
£16.50
  • English concessionary bus passes (‘older person’s’ and ‘disabled person’s’) are accepted on all metrobus services
  • Children up to the age of 4 travel free with fare paying adults

route map

Route map of the m3 showing the service operates between Emersons Green and Bristol City Centre via the Science Park, Willy Wicket, Hambrook and UWE. Bike parking is available at all metrobus stops, which are well-lit and have CCTV.

This map may not be accessible for people using assistive technology. Please use this contact form if you require assistance.


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
Cycle parkingYes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.
Park & CycleAllowed
Car parking queries0145 486 8004 or email [email protected]
*Parking is free, you only pay the bus fare.

further information


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Published date30/11/2022Published time14:51

PASSENGER NOTICE: Inns Court stop if closed until 18.00 on Friday (the 2nd). Please use Novers Lane during these works. Apologies for any inconvenience.


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