This historic railway line, once rated as one of the most scenic routes in Europe, runs from Temple Meads out to the suburbs and on to the coast at Severn Beach.


  • Services run approximately every 30 minutes from Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays
  • Journey time from Temple Meads is approximately 27 mins to Avonmouth and 37 mins to Severn Beach
  • Service is operated by Great Western Railway. Timetable number: B9

Portway Park and Ride Rail Station

This station was opened on the 1st Aug 2023, as part of the MetroWest programme.

The Portway Park & Ride site is located on the A4 Portway, close to Junction 18 of the M5.