Getting Here

Read our full travel guide to Ashton Gate below.

Location

Ashton Gate is ideally located in Bristol less than two miles from the city centre. Our full address is:

Ashton Gate Stadium,
Bristol
BS32EJ

Walking To Ashton Gate

The easiest (and cheapest!) way to get to Ashton Gate is on foot. We're just a short walk away from central Bristol including (click each for Google walking directions):

As we're so close to central Bristol, if it's a sunny day, there's no excuse not to get into the great outdoors and take in some of the sights of Bristol on your way to Ashton Gate.

Cycling To Ashton Gate

Ashton Gate is easily accessed by bicycle with a number of dedicated cycle paths in Bristol. We also have plenty of bike racks at the stadium (96 in total) as well as a handy bike pump in the Winterstoke Road car park outside of the South Stand.

We're a short bike ride from many parts of Bristol including:

Bicycles can now also be picked up roadside and ridden to Ashton Gate thanks to the new YoBike service - click here to find out more and download the app.

Bus Services To Ashton Gate

There are several bus services that run to Ashton Gate. An outline of these services can be found below.

Matchday Services

Football:

Bristol City matchday bus AG1 from Portway Park & Ride timetable

Bristol City matchday bus AG2 from Brislington Park & Ride timetable

Bristol City matchday bus AG4 from Whitchurch, Wharnecliffe Gardens timetable

Abus also run a service from Brislington Eagle Road, one hour before kick-off to all first team matches. Stops on Bath Road, Temple Gate [for Temple Meads Station], Temple Way, Old Market [Bond Street], Haymarket, Centre [St Augustine’s Parade], Anchor Road and Hotwells Road. The drop off / pick-up point is on Winterstoke Road. Fares are £2 (single or return), Season Card Holders £1. English Concessionary card holders travel free. For more information visit www.abus.co.uk or telephone 0117 977 6126.

Rugby:

Bristol Rugby matchday bus AG1 from Portway Park & Ride timetable 

Bristol Rugby matchday bus AG3 from Horfield Common timetable 

Bristol Rugby matchday bus AG5 from Temple Meads timetable

Other Public Services

Service 24
Stops at Ashton Drive (The Robbins PH)
Operates up to every 12 minutes (every 30 minutes during the evening)
Serves Bedminster, City Centre, Old Market, Easton, Eastville, Lockleaze and Southmead Hospital
Adult singles range from £1.70 to £2.70 and return / all day travel is £4

Services X1, X3, X4, X6, X8 and X9
Stops at Blackmoors Lane (Ashton Bridge)
Operates at frequent intervals
Serves Hotwells and City Centre
Adult single is £1.70, £3.40 return and £4 all day travel

Service 71
Stops at Blackmoors Lane (Ashton Bridge)
Operates up to every 15 minutes (every 30 minutes during the evening)
Serves Hotwells, City Centre, Gloucester Road, Filton Avenue and UWE Frenchay
Adult singles range from £1.70 to £2.70 and return / all day travel is £4

Services X1, X3, X4, X6, X8 and X9
Stops at Winterstoke Road (Ashton Bridge)
Operates at various frequencies
Serves various locations, including, Weston-super-Mare, Portishead, Clevedon and Nailsea
Adult singles range from £1.70 to £6 and return / day ticket from £3.40 to £7.50

Please visit the FirstBus website and search by service number for more specific timing information – www.firstgroup.com/bristol

Train Services To Ashton Gate

The closest station to Ashton Gate is Parson Street, a 10-15 minute walk from the stadium. Parson Street is accessible from mainline stations including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway and Weston Super Mare. For more information visit the Great Western Rail website, or call 0345 7000 125.

Driving To Ashton Gate / Parking

Street parking surrounding the stadium is severely limited and we encourage visitors to utilise public transport as an alternative. Please observe all local parking restrictions and respect local resident’s driveways and homes.

SAT NAV: BS3 2EJ

FROM M5: Leave the M5 motorway at junction 18, travel along the Portway (A4) following the signs for Bristol Airport/Taunton (A38). Over the swing bridge (Brunel Way), branching left into Winterstoke Road, and left again at the traffic lights for Ashton Gate.

FROM M4: At junction 19, exit onto M32 towards Bristol. Continue on A4032. Turn left at A4044/Bond Street. Continue to follow A4044. At Temple Circus Gyratory, take the 2nd exit onto A4/Templegate. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A370/York Road. Continue to follow A370. Go through one roundabout. Slight left to merge onto Brunel Way. Take the next left at traffic lights for Ashton Gate.*This route directs through Bristol City Centre and journey time can be significantly increased due to traffic. Travelling along the Portway via the M5 is often considerably quicker. For the Portway, leave the M4 at junction 20 and join the M5 South-bound, then follow the above directions for M5*.

Parking

Matchday Parking:

Private parking is available in the area, please visit justpark.com for more information.
Parking is usually available in the Ashton Vale Rd. industrial estate and also limited match day parking available at Bedminster Cricket Club on a first come, first served basis. 

Disabled Parking

We have limited availability for home and away disabled parking - call 0117 963 0600 for more information. A wheelchair drop-off area, including a raised kerb, is available in the South stand car park. Anyone using a wheelchair/electric vehicle that isn’t needed during the game can make themselves known to a steward who will find a safe place to store it during the match. For any enquiries please contact Supporter Services on 0117 963 0600, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Media Parking

Only the opposition club and the club's contracted partners are guaranteed matchday parking. Please make clear on your accreditation request whether you need parking or not, and this will be considered. Check with the Communications Department (0117 963 0630) before travelling to see if you have parking for the game.

A car share scheme is also in operation giving supporters the opportunity to pool resources when travelling to games. For more information click here

Non-Matchday Parking:

There are limited parking spaces available at the stadium on non-matchdays - charges apply (tickets validated free of charge for customers of the Bristol Sport Store, Coffee Shop or Bristol Sports Bar & Pizzeria).

Bristol International Airport

Ashton Gate stadium is only a fifteen minutes drive away from Bristol International Airport. Call 0871 334 4344 for flight times.

Accommodation

Stay in luxury in Bristol when you visit Ashton Gate for a conference, meeting, wedding or event. Stay with our partners The Bristol Hotel in the centre of Bristol, just a short distance away from Ashton Gate Stadium.

Click here to visit The Bristol Hotel website and book your stay today.