Cars parked at a Park & Ride site

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.

Covid-19 disruption

Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic public transport services may be operating a different route, timetable or be temporarily suspended. Visit our Coronavirus Travel Advice page for more information.

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
Opens• 06:00 Monday to Saturday
• 09:15 Sunday and Public Holidays
• 06:00 Monday to Saturday
• 09:15 Sunday and Public Holidays
• 06:00 Monday to Saturday
• 09:15 Sunday and Public Holidays
ClosesEntrance closes after the last bus has operated.Entrance closes after the last bus has operated.Entrance closes after the last bus has operated.
Overnight parkingNoNoNo

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

  • If you need help choosing the best Park & Ride location for your journey, input your start and end locations into our Journey Planner and select “Driving”. Set a date and time for arrival/departure to get the most accurate results.

  • The entrances to the Park & Rides sites are locked after the last buses have operated but the exits are left open to enable vehicles to be retrieved later. However, lighting is switched off after the last buses have returned and any vehicles are left inside entirely at the owner’s 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
PortwayNorth West of BristolBristol City centre, Cabot Circus and Temple Meads

Parking and opening times

 BrislingtonLong AshtonLyde GreenPortway
Side of BristolSouth EastSouth WestNorth EastNorth West
PostcodeBS4 5LRBS3 2HBBS16 7GGBS11 9QE
Parking spaces1,3001,500246500
Parking costFree*Free*Free*Free*
Height restriction2.1m2.1m2.3m2.1m
Opens• 06:00 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
• 05:30 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
05:30 every day of the week• 06:00 Monday to Friday
• 09:00 Sunday and Public
Closes• 22:00 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
• 22:45 Monday to Saturday
• Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
22:45 every day of the week• 21:40 Monday to Saturday
• 18:40 Sunday and Public Holidays
Overnight parkingNoNoNoNo

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

  • If you need help choosing the best Park & Ride location for your journey, input your start and end locations into our Journey Planner and select “Driving”. Set a date and time for arrival/departure to get the most accurate results.

  • All sites (except Lyde Green Park & Ride) 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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