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Travel Information

Ashton Gate is ideally located in Bristol less than two miles from the city centre. Details on how to get here can be found below.

By Foot

The stadium site is accessible to pedestrians via Ashton Road, Raynes Road and Winterstoke Road.

    • The most direct route to the Atyeo stand is via Ashton Road
    • The most direct route to the Dolman stand is via Ashton Road
    • The most direct route to the South stand is via Raynes Road and Winterstoke Road
    • The most direct route to the Lansdown stand is via Ashton Road and Winterstoke Road

Once inside the stadium bowl, supporters will be able to access the Dolman, South and Lansdown stand through the concourses. This does not apply for Atyeo stand ticket holders.   

By Bicycle

To find your best route to Ashton Gate, visit There are 96 cycle parking spaces available to supporters outside of the South Stand. There is also a free bike pump located next to the South Stand cycle spaces.

By Supporter Bus

There are several rugby match day bus services. Details of each route can be found below. 

Bristol Bears matchday bus AG1 from Portway Park & Ride timetable

Bristol Bears matchday bus AG3 from Horfield Common timetable

By Public Bus

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 –

By Rail

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.

By Road

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


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*.

Car Parking

We now have limited parking available for Bristol Rugby match days. These are available on a first come, first served basis and can be booked by calling Supporter Services on 01179630600, option 1.

Locations & Prices

Wickes - £10

Avonline - £7

Pattersons - £7

Further Info

  • You MUST have a ticket for the relevant game to purchase a parking space.
  • A shuttle bus for elderly and ambulant supporters runs from Pattersons.
  • No passes issued – names will be on the relevant list.

Private parking is available in the area, please visit for more information.

Disabled Parking

Our home disabled parking has already sold out for 2016/17, there is limited availability for away disabled parking. 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.

By Air

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