Portway Park & Ride service at bus shelter.

Services every 20 minutes to Bristol city centre.

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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Service Information

The service operates seven days a week with low-floor double-decker buses with two doors, enabling swift boarding and alighting. The buses also have free WiFi and USB charging.

The Portway Park & Ride offers fully wheelchair accessible services to Bristol city centre, Cabot Circus and Temple Meads. The service also stops along the route at Shirehampton, Sea Mills, Stoke Bishop & Hotwells

 Portway Park & Ride
OperatorFirst
Types of payment accepted• Cash on bus
• Contactless on bus
• Operator’s app
Travelcards
• Concessionary Pass (after 09:00 Monday – Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Operating daysEvery day of the week
First bus from Portway Park & Ride06:00 Monday to Friday
07:00 Saturday
09:00 Sunday and Public Holidays
Last bus from The Centre, St Augustine’s Parade (Stop C7)19:27 Monday to Saturday
18:30 Sunday and Public Holidays
Fares informationSee fares for the Portway Park & Ride service
Route & TimetablePortway Park & Ride route and timetable
Lost property0345 646 0707 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Service feedback and additional infoContact the operator on 0345 646 0707 or via their website.

Fares

The fares below apply only to Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services. Parking at the sites is free, you only pay the bus fare.

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Ticket nameAdultYoung People (16-21) / StudentChildren (5-15)*Group
Anytime Return (2-Trip)
Off Peak Return

Return travel on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services at anytime. This is the First Bus’ Bristol Zone 2-Trip ticket.



Available from the driver (cash or contactless) and from the First Bus App.
£4.30
£2.90
£2.10
Off Peak Return
Off Peak Return

Return travel on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services only after 10am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.



Available from the driver (cash or contactless).
£3.50
£2.50
£1.80
Pack of 10 single tickets
10 single journeys

10 single journeys on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services only.



Available from the First Bus App.
£20
FirstDay
FirstDay

Unlimited travel on Park & Ride and all First Buses in Bristol Zone for one day, until 4:29am the next morning.



Available to buy from the bus driver (cash or contactless), First Bus App, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards, Payzone, PayPoint.
£5.30
£3.70
£2.70
£10.6


Valid for up to five people of any age from 9.30am Monday to Friday or all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Please remember that two children ages 5-15 travel free with each fare paying adult. Additional children will be charged at the stated fare.

Unlimited children under 5 can travel for free with a fare paying passenger or concessionary pass holder.
Day Ticket Packs
Packs of Day tickets

These can only be used on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services.



Available to buy from the First Bus App and Travelwest Travelcards.
5 Days
£17.5
10 Days
£32
20 Days
£60
FirstWeek
FirstWeek

Unlimited travel on Park & Ride and all First Buses in Bristol Zone for 7 consecutive days.



Available to buy from the bus driver (cash or contactless), First Bus App, First Bus website, iPoints, Travel Shops, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.
£21.50
£15
£10.80
FirstMonth
FirstMonth

Unlimited travel on the Park & Ride and all First Buses in the Bristol Zone for one calendar month.



Available to buy from the First Bus App, First Bus website, iPoints, Travel Shops, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.
£78.40
£54.90
£39.20
Park & Ride Year
Park & Ride Year

Unlimited travel on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services only for a whole year.



Available to buy from the First Bus App.
£550
FirstYear
FirstYear

Unlimited travel on the Park & Ride and unlimited travel on all First Buses in Bristol Zone for a whole year.



Available to buy from the First Bus App, First Bus website and Travel Shops.
£787
£551
£394

*Two children aged 5-15 travel free with each fare paying adult, this fare applies to any additional children. Normal Bristol Zone child fares apply to the Portway Park & Ride service for all stops outside of the Portway Car Park.

All Park & Ride locations accept concessionary travelcards passes after 9am from Monday to Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (where operating).

First Bus’ 3-Stop Hop ticket is not valid on the Brislington and Portway Park & Ride services.


Site and parking info

Portway
Side of BristolNorth West
Height Restriction2.1m
Opens• 05:15 Monday to Friday
• 08:30 Sunday and Public Holidays
Closes• 22:15 Monday to Saturday
• 19:20 Sunday and Public Holidays
Parking costFree*
Parking Spaces500
PostcodeBS11 9QE
Overnight parkingNo
ToiletsYes – Check if toilets are open to the public
Cycle parkingYes, but please be aware that cycle parking is limited.
Park & CycleNot allowed
*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).