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Major Updates

  • Start: 18/10/20 - Finish: TBC

    Last modified: 19/10/20

Please see below a table and PDF of bus services and changes happening in the West of England area, which will be effective from 18th Oct 2020.

Please use the search function on the top to search for your service- if your service is not listed then it is not changing. 

More detailed information on metrobus changes can be found here. 

List of bus services in the West of England and changes

Service NumberDestinationOperatorSummary of changes
2 (Bristol)Stockwood – Knowle – Centre – Clifton – Westbury Park – Henleaze – Southmead – Cribbs CausewayFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
2A (Bristol) Stockwood – Knowle – Centre – Clifton – Westbury Park – Henleaze - SouthmeadFirst BusMonday to Friday frequency reduced to every 15 minutes. Saturday service introduced.
6Kingswood – New Cheltenham - Soundwell – Hillfields – Speedwell – Whitehall – Lawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
7Staple Hill – Soundwell – New Cheltenham – Speedwell – Whitehall – Lawrence Hill - Centre -First BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
17 (Bristol/SGC/B&NES)Southmead Hospital - Horfield Common - Fishponds - Staple Hill - Kingswood - Hanham - Longwell Green - KeynshamFirst BusTimetable revised for Wellsway School.
20AUniversity of Bath – Centre – Weston Park – Combe Park – Upper Weston – Newbridge - Twerton – Southdown – Odd Down – University of BathFirst BusTimetable revised. Change of route in central Bath to serve Western Riverside development. Service will operate via Lower Bristol Road, Stothert Avenue, Midland Road to Upper Bristol Road. The service will no longer serve Midland Bridge.
20CUniversity of Bath – Odd Down – Southdown – Twerton – Newbridge – Combe Park - Upper Weston - Centre – University of BathFirst BusTimetable revised. Change of route in central Bath to serve Western Riverside development. Service will operate via Upper Bristol Road, Midland Road, Stothert Avenue and Pines Way/Lower Bristol Road to Brougham Hayes. The service will no longer serve Midland Bridge.
24 (Bristol) Southmead Hospital - Lockleaze - Eastville - Broadmead – Centre - Bedminster - Ashton Gate - Ashton ValeFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
24A (Bristol)Ashton Drive/Winterstoke Road – Ashton ValeFirst BusService reinstated Monday to Saturday daytime.
41 (B&NES)Odd Down P&R – Bear Flat - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
41XLawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
42Bitton – Oldland Common – North Common – Cadbury Heath – Kingswood - St. George – Redfield – Lawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
43 (Bristol) Cadbury Heath – Warmley – Kingswood – St. George – Redfield – Lawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
44Cadbury Heath – Longwell Green – Hanham - St. George – Redfield – Lawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
45 (Bristol/SGC)Cadbury Heath – Longwell Green – Hanham – St. George – Redfield – Lawrence Hill - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
48Emersons Green – Blackhorse – Downend - Fishponds – Eastville – Easton - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
48A (Bristol/SGC)UWE Frenchay Campus – Broomhill – Fishponds – Eastville – Easton - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
49Lyde Green – Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Staple Hill - Fishponds – Eastville – Easton - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
52 (Bristol) Hengrove Park – Hartcliffe – Bishopsworth – Highridge – Bedminster Down – Bedminster - BroadmeadBCTTimetable revised. No change to route.
70 (Bristol/SGC)UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Northville – Horfield – Bishopston – Montpelier - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
71 (Bristol/SGC)UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Northville – Horfield – Bishopston – Montpelier - Centre – Bower AshtonFirst BusService reinstated.
72 (Bristol/SGC)UWE Frenchay Campus – Lockleaze – Horfield – Bishopston – Redland – Tyndall's Park – Centre – Temple MeadsFirst BusStop change at Temple Meads Station. The service will now depart from Temple Meads stop T6. No change to route or timetable.
72A (Bristol/SGC)UWE Frenchay Campus – Lockleaze – Horfield – Bishopston – Redland – Clifton Down – Centre – Temple MeadsFirst BusStop change at Temple Meads Station. The service will now depart from Temple Meads stop T6. No change to route or timetable.
73 (Bristol/SGC)Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Bradley Stoke – Stoke Gifford – Filton – Horfield – Bishopston – Montpelier – Centre – Temple MeadsFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
75 (Bristol/SGC)Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Filton – Horfield – Bishopston – Montpelier – Centre – Bedminster – Bedminster Down – Bishopsworth – Withywood – Hartcliffe - HengroveFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
76 (Bristol/SGC)Cribbs Causeway – Henbury – Brentry - Southmead – Horfield – Bishopston – Montpelier – Centre – Bedminster – Headley Park – Bishopsworth – Hartcliffe - HengroveFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
90 (Bristol)Hengrove – Knowle West – Bedminster – Centre - BroadmeadFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
515 (Bristol)Stockwood – Hengrove – Hengrove ParkBCTTimetable revised. No change to route.
A2 (Bristol/NSC)Broadmead – Centre – Bedminster – Bedminster Down – Highridge – Barrow Common – Bristol AirportFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
A4 (B&NES/Bristol) W.E.F 1st Nov 2020Bath – Saltford – Keynsham – Brislington – Hengrove - Highridge – Barrow Common – Bristol AirportBBCTimetable revised to every 30 minutes. No change to route.
Brislington P&R (Bristol) Brislington Park & Ride - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
m1/m1A (Bristol/SGC)Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Bradley Stoke – Stoke Gifford – UWE Frenchay – Broomhill – Centre – Bedminster – Inns Court - HengroveBCTTimetable revised. No change to route.
m2 (Bristol/SGC)Long Ashton P&R – Ashton Vale –Ashton Gate – Harbour – Redcliffe – Broadmead - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
m3 (Bristol/SGC)Emersons Green – Lyde Green – Downend – Frenchay – UWE Frenchay Campus – Broomhill – Broadmead - CentreFirst BusService reinstated. The service will serve the Coldharbour Lane stops ONLY and not serve the UWE Terminus stop.
m3X (Bristol/SGC) Emersons Green – Lyde Green - Downend – Frenchay – Broadmead - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
Portway P&R (Bristol)Portway Park & Ride - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
U1 (Bristol)Stoke Bishop - Westbury Park - the Downs - Redland – Clifton - Clifton Down - Clifton - Tyndall's Park - Bristol City CentreFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
U1 (B&NES)University of Bath – Odd Down – Southdown – South Twerton – Whiteway – Odd Down - University of BathFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.
U1EStoke Bishop - Westbury Park - the Downs - Redland – Clifton - Clifton Down - Clifton - Tyndall's Park - Bristol City CentreFirst BusService withdrawn
U3 (B&NES)University of Bath - Claverton Down - Bathwick Hill - Widcombe - Lower Bristol Road - Oldfield Park - Lower Bristol Road - Widcombe - Bathwick Hill - Claverton Down - University of BathFirst BusTimetable revised. No change to route.

Changes to metrobus services commencing from 18th October 2020

m1 Cribbs Causeway to Hengrove via central Bristol

Timetable revised, no change to route. The timetable on the section of route between central Bristol and UWE Frenchay Campus has been revised as follows:-

Monday to Friday timetable is increased to every 5;

Saturday increased to every 7.5 minutes;

Sunday increased to every 10 minutes.

On Monday to Saturday evenings increased to every 10 minutes.

m1A UWE Frenchay Campus to central Bristol

Operates Monday to Friday providing additional journeys (approximately every 30 minutes) between UWE Frenchay Campus and central Bristol calling at Stoke Park and Begbrook Park.

m2 Long Ashton Park & Ride to central Bristol

Timetable revised, no change to route. Monday to Friday timetable reduced to every 15 minutes.

m3 Emersons Green to central Bristol

Service re-instated Monday to Friday serving Lyde Green, Downend, Frenchay, UWE Frenchay (The Gardens ONLY), Broomhill.

Please note that service m3 WILL NOT serve the UWE Frenchay Campus stop. Please use The Gardens bus stop on Coldharbour Lane.

m3X Emersons Green to central Bristol

Timetable revised, no change to route. The Monday to Friday service is reduced to 1 journey only departing from Emersons Green at 07:25 to central Bristol.

The Saturday service will operate every 20 minutes and Sunday and Public Holiday every 30 minutes.

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