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metrobus - m3 & m3x

m3 – A new express bus service for the West of England

The m3 links Emersons Green, Lyde Green Park & Ride, Bristol and Bath Science Park, UWE Frenchay campus, Cabot Circus and the city centre.

First bus from Lyde Green Park & Ride:

  • 6:00 Monday to Saturday
  • 08:55 Sunday

Last bus from The Centre (Stop C2) to Lyde Green:

  • 21:05 Monday to Saturday
  • 18:40 Sunday

m3x – An express commuter service.

The m3x is based on the m3 route but does not stop at UWE, Stoke Park or Begbrook.

First bus from Lyde Green Park & Ride:

  • 6:40 Monday to Friday

Last bus from The Centre (Stop C2) to Lyde Green:

  • 18:30 Monday to Friday
The stops have an iPoint, a unique on-street information totem where you can buy your ticket before boarding the bus. If you use a Travelcard to buy your tickets you can top it up at an iPoint.

m3 timetable and route information

Regular Bus Services

A number of bus services  serve the park and ride, click on the links to see the full route and timetable information

  • 462 (South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach) Science Park – Bristol City Centre (Monday to Friday only – operated by Stagecoach West from 16th November 2019)
  • 86 (Stagecoach West) Yate Shopping Centre – Courtney Road School, Kingswood (Monday to Saturday only)
  • 48 / 49 (First Bus) Emersons Green – Bristol Centre (operates on Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Bus fares

Please check with the bus operator for their fares. You can find contact details here.

Car Parking

Parking is free. There are 246 spaces, 16 disabled bays, 24 cycle spaces and one motorcycle bay. Please be aware that there is a height restriction of 2.3m.

Bus real time information

To access real time information for the Lyde Green Park & Ride immediately, click here.

Looking for a real time information app? Have a look at our real time information apps page for ideas.

Park & Ride service updates

(when available)


The Lyde Green Park & Ride site is located off the A4174 off the Rosary Roundabout on Willowherb Road. Directional signs are in place along the Ring Road. Click here for directions.

The postcode for your sat nav is BS16 7GG.

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Contact information

For lost property and queries or feedback about the services please contact the bus operators. You can find contact information on our Service Feedback page.

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