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Bus service information

Park & Ride sites offer an easy, cheap and convenient way to park your car and ride a bus into the centre of Bath. The Newbridge Park & Ride site provides a fully wheelchair accessible daily service into the City Centre on Service 21.

From Newbridge Park & Ride to Westgate Buildings, Bath City Centre. Operates at least every 15 minutes, Monday to Sunday and some Public Holidays. Journey times are about 10 minutes.

This service can only be used by passengers who start or end their journey at the Park & Ride site. On the way into the city centre passengers can get OFF at Chelsea Road, Park Lane or James St West but cannot get ON at those stops (they can also stay on until the final stop at Westgate Buildings). On the way back to the site as well as Westgate Buildings passengers can get ON at Monmouth Place, Park Lane or The Weston, however passengers cannot get OFF at those stops, or any other stops before the Park & Ride site.

Bus service21 - Newbridge Park & Ride
OperatorFirst buses
Types of payment accepted• Cash on bus
• Contactless on bus
• Operators' app
• Concessionary Pass (after 9am Mon - Fri, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Operating daysMonday to Sunday (and some Public Holidays)
First bus from Park & Ride6:15 Monday to Saturday
9:30 Sunday (and some Public Holidays)
Last bus from City Centre (Westgate Buildings)20:30 Monday to Saturday
18:00 Sunday (and some Public Holidays)
Route & TimetableBus service 21 route and timetable
Lost property01225 494 918
Service feedback and additional infoContact the operator on 0345 602 0121 or via their website.


Adult return ticket on weekdays (Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays)£3.60
Adult return ticket on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays£3.10
Group return ticket (two adults) - available after 09:30 Monday to Friday£6.50
Bath Zone Group day ticket (unlimited travel for up to 5 people on all First bus services in the Bath Zone) - valid after 9.30am Monday to Friday or all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays£8.60 via mTickets on the First Bus App

£9 on bus
10 single journeys (for use at any time), which can be purchased on bus with a Travelwest smartcard or via mTickets on the First Bus App (Travelwest smartcards are available at Bath Bus Station)£14.40
Holders of English National Concessionary Passes can travel for free after 09:00 on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Up to 5 children (under 16) can travel for free with each fare-paying adult.
First day and season tickets can be used on Bath Park & Ride. Day & week multi-operator Rider tickets are also accepted.
SERVICE 31 (LANSDOWN P&R): Please note, Park & Ride fares only apply to journeys that start or end at the Park & Ride site. For all other trips, First's usual Bath Zone fare tariffs apply.

Site and parking info

SiteOdd DownNewbridgeLansdown
Side of BathSouthWestNorth
PostcodeBA2 8PABA1 3NBBA1 9BJ
Parking spaces1,230698878
Parking costFree*
Height restriction7’2” / 2.2m6’6” / 2mNone
Opens• 6am Monday to Saturday
• 9:15am Sunday and Public Holidays
ClosesEntrance closes after the last bus has operated.
Overnight parkingNo
*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.
  • Can I collect my vehicle after the Park & Ride closing times or leave it overnight?

    Bath Park & Ride locations

    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 Park & Ride locations

    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).

Park & Ride service updates

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