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Public transport and cycling

Travelling by bus

First Bus

For more information and to plan your journey, visit First bus journey planner or visit Travelwest's website

Park and Ride

Park and Ride offer routes across Bristol as well as the South of Gloucestershire with routes from:

  • Brislington
  • Long Ashton
  • Lyde Green
  • Portway
  • Yate

These services cover Temple Meads, Cabot Circus, Broadmead (for UHBW hospitals), Southmead, UWE Frenchay and beyond.

For further information please visit the Travelwest website.

 

Free hospital bus services


*Important update*

Due to staff  absence, the Bristol and Weston free shuttle bus services are likely to be unreliable after 4pm. The last service of the day departing from Bristol Temple Meads will be at 3pm, and the last service departing from St. Michael's Hospital will be at 5.10pm.

Bristol city centre hospital sites

A free shuttle bus service is provided for patients, visitors and staff. The circular route includes Bristol Temple Meads railway station and our city centre hospital sites.  The new timetable runs from Monday 25 March 2024. View the timetable here.

The service is funded by Bristol & Weston Hospitals CharityPlease note - the service runs Monday to Friday only.

 

Weston General Hospital to Bristol Royal Infirmary shuttle bus for staff

A free shuttle bus service is provided for staff between Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare train station, Worle station and Bristol Royal Infirmary. This service runs Monday to Friday.  View the timetable here


Weston General Hospital circular shuttle bus for patients, visitors and staff

A free circular shuttle bus is provided for staff, patients and visitors between Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare train station, Worle Village, Worle station and Haywood Village. This service runs Monday to Friday.   View the timetable here
 

Trains

Should you wish to travel to the Trust via the local train stations to the Trust which is Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway then please visit the Trainline website or download their current app: https://www.thetrainline.com/

The website will include all of the latest train information, journey planner, latest fares and discounts.

 

Cycling

For any patient or visitor to the Trust we have over 80 spaces for people to park their bikes free of change across all of our Bristol sites.

Please view a map of our cycle parking options.

 

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS)

If you're referred to hospital for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests, you may be eligible for financial assistance with your travel expenses through the  Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme.