Major Updates

Metrobus service m2 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 m2 metrobus service 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.

Park & Ride service updates

(when available)


  • 1500 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • 2.1m / 6ft 10in height restriction
  • Open from 5.30am Monday to Saturday – Closed Sundays and Public Holidays
  • Closed and locked overnight at 22.45pm Monday to 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.

Click here to get directions to Long Ashton Park & Ride – alternatively, the postcode for your satnav is BS3 2HB.

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Metrobus service m2

From Long Ashton Park & Ride to Bristol City Centre.

Every 10-12 minutes.

Stops include Ashton Gate, SS Great Britain, Temple Meads, Cabot Circus and Broadmead. Click here for the full route.

First and last buses

First bus from Long Ashton Park & Ride:

  • 6.00am Monday to Saturday

Last bus from Bristol City Centre:

  • 9:57pm Monday to Saturday

No Sunday or Bank Holiday service.

For the full timetable, please click here.


For fares and ticket information visit the metrobus website.

Comments and queries

Lost property

Bus service 505

From Long Ashton Park & Ride to Southmead Hospital

Every 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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