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Park & Ride services to Bristol City Centre and bus service 505 to Southmead Hospital

Park & Ride sites offer an easy, cheap and convenient way to park your car and ride a bus into Bristol. The Portway Park & Ride offers fully wheelchair accessible services to Bristol city centre, and the bus service 505 starts its service here to Clifton, Bristol Zoo and Southmead Hospital.

Bristol 10K run - Sunday 7th May 2017

Please note before 1130 this Service will stop ONLY in Jacobs Well Road (approx.100 metres up hill by flats); after 1130 it will pick up from Hotwell Road outbound, just past Jacobs Well Roundabout. IT WILL NOT SERVE THE HAYMARKET OR ANY OTHER STOPS during the road closures. for more information please visit our road closures and diversions page.


  • 1500 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • No height restrictions, available for motorhomes and other large vehicles
  • Open from 6am Monday to Saturday – Closed Sundays and Public Holidays
  • Closed and locked overnight at 9.30pm (Monday to Friday) 9pm (Saturday)
  • Overnight parking is not permitted
  • If your vehicle is locked in, call  0117 966 0399 – a call out charge will be incurred

Click here to get directions to Long Ashton Park & Ride.

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Park & Ride service 903

From Long Ashton Park & Ride to Bristol City Centre.

Every 10-15 minutes. Journey time is about 9 minutes to the city centre.

Stops include Hotwells, Bristol City Centre, Temple Meads, Old Market and Broadmead. Click here for the full route.

First and last buses

First bus from Long Ashton Park & Ride:

  • 6.15am Monday to Friday
  • 8:00am Saturday

Last bus from Bristol City Centre:

  • 8:52pm Monday to Friday
  • 7:04pm Saturday

No Sunday or Bank Holiday service.

For the full timetable, please click here.

903 fares

(before 10am)
Off Peak
& Saturday
Adult (16+) return£4.00£3.00
Child (5-15) returnTwo FREE with each fare-paying adult
Additional child (5-15) return£2.00£2.00
Child (under 5) returnFREE
Group (2-7 adults/children) return-£4.00
10 single journeys£16.00
20 single journeys£30.00
3 Month season ticket (Order online) £125.00

Comments and queries

Lost property

Bus service 505

From Long Ashton Park & Ride to Southmead Hospital

Every 15-30 minutes to Redland, every 20-30 minutes to Southmead Hospital.

Journey time is about 21 minutes to Clifton, Bristol Zoo and Redland, 40 minutes to Southmead Hospital.

Stops include Hotwells, Clifton, Bristol Zoo, Redland and Southmead Hospital. Click here for the full route.

First and last buses

First bus from Long Ashton Park & Ride:

  • 6:05am Monday to Saturday

Last buses:

  • 8:30pm from Southmead Hospital
  • 8:47pm from Bristol Zoo

Sunday hourly service departing from Blackmoors Lane, Bower Ashton. No Bank Holiday service.

For the full timetable, please click here.

505 fares

Wessex Inner Zone ticketsDayWeekMonth10 single trips
Adult (16+)£3.70£15.00£48.00£21.00
Child £2.20£8.00£30.00£12.00

Discounts are available on standard fares when using a Wessex Star Smartcard with pre-loaded credit. Buy now  – select Bristol Inner or Outer Zone.

Service information and lost property

Additional comments or queries

  • Bristol City Council
    Bristol City Council Park & Ride 0117 922 2910

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