For full details of public transport within Bristol, visit the TravelBristol website - this details the different modes of transport, provides maps, and gives real-time information for the city's buses and trains.

If you're travelling into the hinterland around Bristol (such as North Somerset or South Gloucestershire), then the TravelWest website provides similar information.


First Group operate most local services in Bristol and charge £1.70 for a single fare inside Bristol.  Alternatively, a day ticket can be bought that allows unlimited travel for that day, and is thus good for visitors (£4 adult).

City Sightseeing Bristol operates an open top tourist bus that tours many local highlights.

Routes 8 and 9 will take you from the station to Broadmead and Cabot Circus [Shopping], Clifton and the Suspension Bridge.

Coaches and buses (National Express and also operate from Bristol to many major towns both nearby and further afield. 

There are also trains that connect to the city, although the commuter train system is not very good. Bristol also has its own airport, Bristol International Airport. A coach to the airport (called the "Bristol International Flyer") stops out side Bristol Temple Meads station and costs £6 (single) or £10 (return).  It also connects to the main Coach station in town and Anchor Road/Clifton. 


See also the pages on getting around in Bristol