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Posted: Thu 24 May 2012
Author: BCFC
Ashton Gate

Ashton Gate

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The best way to get to Ashton Gate

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 card holders.

By Bicycle

To find your best route to Ashton Gate, visit betterbybike.info. 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 should supporters need to use it.

By Supporter Bus

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

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.

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 – www.firstgroup.com/bristol

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

Leave the M5 at Junction 18 and travel along the Portway (A4) following signs for Bristol Airport/Taunton (A38). As you go over the swing bridge (Brunel Way), branch left into Winterstoke Road, and you will see the ground on your left.

SatNav - BS3 2EJ

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.

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 residents' driveways and homes.



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

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*.

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. Our Disability Supporter Liaison Officer is Gareth Torpy, e-mail gareth.torpy@bristol-sport.co.uk.

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 traveling to see if you have parking for the game.

By Air

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

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