Cars parked at Portway Park & Ride

A convenient, cheap and easy alternative to driving into the centre of Bath or Bristol.

You can park your car and ride a bus in comfort to your destination. Parking is free, all you pay for is the bus ticket, and each site provides hundreds of car parking spaces. Services can operate as frequently as every 12 minutes.

Find a Park & Ride


Bath

Please note that the routes in the map below are merely indicative. Refer to each service’s official route map to see actual stops and routes.

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SiteLocationServices to
LansdownNorth of BathBath City Centre (Milsom Street)
NewbridgeWest of BathBath City Centre (Westgate Buildings)
Odd DownSouth of BathBath City Centre (SouthGate) and Royal United Hospital

Parking and opening times

 LansdownNewbridgeOdd Down
Side of BathNorthWestSouth
PostcodeBA1 9BJBA1 3NBBA2 8PA
Parking spaces8786981,230
Parking costFree*Free*Free*
Height restrictionNone6’6” / 2m7’2” / 2.2m
Opening hoursOpen 24/7Open 24/7Open 24/7
Overnight parkingYes, at vehicle owner’s own riskYes, at vehicle owner’s own riskYes, at vehicle owner’s own risk
ToiletsYes – Check if Lansdown P&R toilets are open to the publicYes – Check if Newbridge P&R toilets are open to the publicYes – Check if Odd Down P&R toilets are open to the public
Cycle parkingYes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.
Park & CycleNot allowedNot allowedNot allowed

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

  • Bath Park & Ride sites are open 24/7. Overnight parking is therefore permitted at the vehicle owner’s own risk.


Bristol & South Glos

Please note that the routes in the map below are merely indicative. Refer to each service’s official route map to see actual stops and routes.

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SiteLocationServices to
BrislingtonSouth East of BristolTemple Meads, Cabot Circus and Broadmead (for central Bristol hospitals)
Long AshtonSouth West of BristolBristol City Centre, Clifton, Bristol Zoo and Southmead Hospital
Lyde GreenNorth East of BristolYate, Kingswood, Bristol & Bath Science Park, UWE Frenchay, Cabot Circus and Bristol City Centre
Parkway NorthNorth of BristolBath, Charlton Hayes, Chipping Sodbury, Cribbs Causeway, Coalpit Heath, Downend, Filton, Frampton Cotterell, Frenchay, Kingswood, Oldland Common, Parkway Station, Southmead Hospital, University of the West of England, Warmley, Winterbourne, Yate
PortwayNorth West of BristolBristol City centre, Cabot Circus and Temple Meads
Yate North East of Bristol Bristol City Centre, Chipping Sodbury, Cribbs Causeway, Frenchay, Kingswood, Southmead Hospital, Wotton under Edge and Yate

Parking and opening times

 BrislingtonLong AshtonLyde GreenParkway NorthPortwayYate
Side of BristolSouth EastSouth WestNorth EastNorthNorth WestNorth East
PostcodeBS4 5LRBS3 2HBBS16 7GGBS34 8PU (Hunts Ground Road)BS11 9QEBS37 5AF
Parking spaces1,3001,500246210500198 (38 EV charging points)
Parking costFree*Free*Free*Monday to Friday: £4 per day (minimum charge)
Weekends and Bank Holidays: £2.40 per day (minimum charge)
Free*Free

Initially, it will be free to park at the park and ride site all day. Parking charges will be introduced later at £2.60 a day for anyone not catching a bus, with some exceptions.
Height restriction2.1m2.1m2.3m2.3m2.1m2.3m
Opens• 05:15 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
• 05:00 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
05:30 every day of the weekOpen 24/7• 05:15 Monday to Friday
• 08:30 Sunday and Public
Open 24/7
Closes• 22:40 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
• 22:20 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
22:45 every day of the weekOpen 24/7• 22:15 Monday to Saturday
• 19:20 Sunday and Public Holidays
Open 24/7
Overnight parkingNoNoNoYes, at vehicle owner’s own riskNoYes, at vehicle owner’s own risk
ToiletsYes – Check if Brislington P&R toilets are open to the publicYes – Check if Long Ashton P&R toilets are open to the publicNoNoYes – Check if Portway P&R toilets are open to the publicNo
Cycle parkingYes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes, 10 long-term lockers available to hire for an annual fee. Additional public parking facilities and folding bicycle hire are available in Parkway Station.Yes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.Yes – 40 space two-tier covered cycle storage facility.
Park & CycleNot allowedNot allowedAllowedAllowedNot allowedAllowed

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

  • All sites (except Lyde Green and Yate Park & Rides) are locked and any cars locked in will be subject to a release fee. If your vehicle is locked in, please call 0117 903 1550. Bristol City Council retains the right to charge for the call out service.

    You are able to collect your vehicle at the Lyde Green Park & Ride past closing time, but please be aware that the maximum stay is 12 hours (no limit on Sundays and Public Holidays).


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