Services to Bristol City Centre, Science Park, Yate, University of the West of England and Kingswood.

Please note that the routes in the map below are merely indicative. Refer to each service’s official route map to see actual stops and route.

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Bus service information

  •  m3 a metrobus service – The m3 links Emersons Green, Lyde Green Park & Ride, Bristol and Bath Science Park, UWE Frenchay campus, Cabot Circus and the city centre
  • m3x – an express commuter service – The m3x is based on the m3 route but does not stop at UWE, Stoke Park or Begbrook
  • 462 bus service – Connects to the Science Park and Bristol City Centre
  • 86 bus service – Connects to Yate Shopping Centre and Courtney Road School, Kingswood

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m3 and m3x86462
OperatorFirstStagecoach WestStagecoach West
Types of payment acceptedThis is a buy before you board service. You cannot buy tickets on board the bus but you can use Tap & Cap.
• iPoint (Card payment only)
• Operator’s app
• PayPoint and payzone stores
• Concessionary Pass (after 09:00 Monday – Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
• Cash on bus
• Contactless on bus
• Operator’s app
• Concessionary Pass (after 09:00 Monday – Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
• Cash on bus
• Contactless on bus
• Operator’s app
• Concessionary Pass (after 09:00 Monday – Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Operating days• m3: Every day of the week
• m3x: Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)
Monday to Saturday (except Public Holidays)Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)
First bus from Park & Ride sitem3
• 05:50 Monday to Friday
• 07:10 Saturday
• 09:04 Sunday & Public Holidays

Four journeys: 07:15, 07:25, 07:55 and 21:50 Monday to Friday inbound to Bristol
Monday to Saturday
• 07:31 to Yate
• 08:14 to Kingswood
06:05 Monday to Friday (4 morning peak journeys)
Last busm3 (The Centre, Stop C2)
• 22:00 Monday to Saturday
• 18:45 Sunday & Public Holidays

m3x (The Centre, Stop C2)
Currently no outbound service To Emersons Green. Please use service m3.
Monday to Saturday
• 17:58 from Yate, Shopping Centre (Stop B)
• 19:15 from Kingswood, Kings Chase Centre
18:12 Monday to Friday from Bristol City Centre (C5)
(4 evening peak journeys)
FaresSee fares for services m3 and m3xSee fares for service 86See fares for service 462
Route & Timetablem3 route and timetable
m3x route and timetable
86 route and timetable462 route and timetable
Lost property0345 646 0707 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm01179 69528601179 695286
Service feedback and additional infoContact the operator on 0345 646 0707 or via their website.Contact the operator on 01452 418630 or email [email protected]Contact the operator on 01452 418630 or email [email protected]

Site and parking information

Lyde Green
Side of BristolNorth East
Height Restriction2.3m
Opens05:30 every day of the week
Closes22:45 every day of the week
Parking costFree*
Parking Spaces246
Electric Vehicle Charging PointsNo Electric Vehicle charging bays
PostcodeBS16 7GG
Overnight parkingNo
Cycle parkingYes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.
Park & CycleAllowed
Car parking queries0145 486 8004 or email [email protected]
*Parking is free, you only pay the bus fare.
  • All sites (except Lyde Green and Yate Park & Rides) 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).