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.


  • 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 and 9pm Saturday
  • Overnight parking is not permitted
  • If your vehicle is locked in, please call 0117 903 1550. The Council retains the right to charge for the call out service – vehicle release fee £25.00

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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

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 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.

Service information and lost property

Additional comments or queries

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

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