Concert Travel Information

Road closures, temporary parking suspensions and Resident Parking Schemes mean there is no parking in South Bristol or Long Ashton.

The fastest way to and from the stadium is Event Special Shuttle Bus services which include free parking. Pre-booking is essential for all services.

To download a map of the stadium and services please click here.


The fastest way to and from the concerts is by using our event special shuttle bus services. Beat the traffic and park for free (free parking not included on Route 4 – Bristol Temple Meads).

Pre-event buses will operate frequently between 3pm – 7:15pm. Return buses will depart for an hour after the event.

Please note that Route 1 - Portway Park & Ride is now SOLD OUT for Rod Stewart and Take That. Tickets are still available for Muse and Spice Girls.

Journey times are dependent on traffic and some acts may start before the buses arrive at the stadium.

Pre-booking is essential for all services.

To find out more or to book, please click below.

BOOK SHUTTLE BUS



Click the image above to download the map.


Ashton Gate is well connected to Bristol and surrounding areas by an extensive public bus network.

The easiest way to plan your route is the TravelWest Jouney Planner. Many services across Bristol are operated by First Bus – you can find more information on their routes, timetables and fares here.

Please note that these public bus services will operate pre and post event.

Click on the image above to see the full network of the Metrobus route from Long Ashton Park & Ride. 

Please Note: M2 service will not operate after the concerts

Click on the image above to see full network of First Bus map.

Click on the image above to be taken to the travel west journey planner.

SERVICE M1

Stops at West Street - Metro Bus

Operates every 10 minutes

Serves Hengrove Park, Bristol City Centre, Cribbs Causeway


SERVICE 24

Stops at Ashton Drive (The Robins Public House)

Operates up to every 12 minutes (every 30 minutes during the evening)

Serves Bedminster, Bristol City Centre, Old Market, Easton, Eastville, Lockleaze, Southmead Hospital


SERVICE X1, SERVICE X3a, SERVICE X8

Stops at Blackmoors Lane (Ashton Bridge)

Operates at frequent intervals (every 60 minutes during the evening)

Serves Hotwells, Bristol City Centre


SERVICES 75 & 76

Stops at West Street

Operates every 20 minutes

Serves Withywood, Hartcliffe, Whitchurch, Bristol City Centre, Horfield, Filton, Southmead


SERVICE 90

Stops at East Street

Operates every 30 minutes

Serves Hengrove - Bristol City Centre


ROD STEWART

Bakers Dolphin will be providing a coach only return service with pick-up points from the following places:

  • Taunton
  • Highbridge
  • Burnham
  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Worle
  • Clevedon
  • Gordano
  • Bridgwater

SPICE GIRLS

National Express will be providing a service, which will depart from the following places:

  • Swansea
  • Cardiff
  • Newport
  • Worcester
  • Cheltenham
  • Gloucester
  • Plymouth
  • Taunton

TAKE THAT

Bakers Dolphin will be providing a coach only return service with pick-up points from the following places:

  • Taunton
  • Highbridge
  • Burnham
  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Worle
  • Clevedon
  • Gordano
  • Bridgwater

SPICE GIRLS

Barnes Coaches will be providing a coach only return service with pick-up points from the following places:

  • Swindon (various)
  • Leigh Delamere
  • Highworth

MUSE

There are currently no organised coaches currently available for the Muse concert.


ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION

Ashton Road will be closed from 1pm-2am on each day of each concert.

Winterstoke Road will be closed from 9pm-12am on each day of each concert.

TAXIS & DROP OFF/ PICK UP

All drop offs and pick ups including taxis must be at the below locations:

PRE-EVENT: Wickes, Winterstoke Road (BS3 2LQ)

POST EVENT: Sainsbury’s car park, Winterstoke Road (BS3 2NS)

A complimentary fully accessible shuttle service will operate between Gate 1 and Sainsbury’s after each concert for people with limited mobility. Please email hello@bristol-sport.co.uk to book this service.

DISABLED PARKING

We have sold out of disabled parking for the Rod Stewart and Take That concerts. If you wish to enquire about blue badge parking for the Muse or Spice Girls concerts please email katie.griffin@ashtongate.co.uk to check availability and prices.

PRIVATE MINI BUSES

If you have arranged a private mini-bus or shared transport to the stadium please email katie.griffin@ashtongate.co.uk and we can check availability and prices.

MOPED & MOTORCYCLE PARKING

There are no facilities in or around the stadium for motorcycle/ moped parking.

Ashton Gate is well served by local and national rail services. For the latest information, journey planning and tickets visit www.gwr.com

BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS

There will be a concert special shuttle bus that stops here, service four. This service will also stop in Bristol City Centre following the event.

It is a 40 minute walk to Ashton Gate Stadium.

If you would like to book a shuttle bus to Ashton Gate from Bristol Temple Meads, please click below

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PARSON STREET

It is a 15 minute walk to Ashton Gate Stadium.

Trains available from this station cover much of Bristol, the South West and Somerset.

BRISTOL PARKWAY

Train tickets to Bristol Parkway are valid through to Bristol Temple Meads. The quickest way is to change here for services to Temple Meads and catch the Service Four shuttle bus to the stadium.


ROD STEWART & MUSE TRAIN INFORMATION

There are two additional services that will call at Parson Street pre-event from Weston-Super-Mare, Worle, Yatton, and Nailsea & Backwell.

Two additional services will depart from Parson Street after the event towards Nailsea & Backwell, Yatton, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater, Taunton, Tiverton and Exeter.

Please see further information regarding the services above, outlined below:

  • The service from Weston-super-Mare (17:15), Worle (17:21), Yatton (17:26) and Nailsea & Backwell (17:32) will now stop at Parson Street at 17:40
  • The service from Weston-super-Mare (18:15), Worle (18:21), Yatton (18:27) and Nailsea & Backwell (18:33) will depart those stations 2 minutes earlier than usual and stop at Parson Street at 18:40
  • An additional train will depart Parson Street at 23:08 to Worle and Weston-super-Mare only
  • An additional train will depart Parson Street at 23:48 to Nailsea & Backwell, Yatton, Worle, Weston-super-Mare, Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater, Taunton, Tiverton Parkway and arrive in Exeter St Davids at 01:05

Please keep checking this website for further information regarding additional services for the Take That and Spice Girls concert.


The easiest way to get to Ashton Gate Stadium is on foot. We're just a short walk away from central Bristol including:

  • 15minutes away from Parson Street Station in Bedminster
  • 30minutes away from Clifton village 
  • 30minutes away from Bristol Harbourside and City Centre
  • 40minutes away from Bristol Temple Meads

As we're so close to central Bristol there's no excuse not to get into the great outdoors and take in some of the sights of the city on your way to Ashton Gate Stadium.

VISIT BRISTOL


Ashton Gate Stadium is easily accessed by bike with a number of dedicated cycle paths in Bristol. We also have a limited number of bike racks at the stadium as well as a handy bike pump in the Winterstoke Road car park, directly outside the South Stand.

We're a short bike ride away from many areas of Bristol, including:

  • 7minutes away from Parson Street Station, Bedminster
  • 8minutes away from Clifton village
  • 9minutes away from Bristol Harbourside and the City Centre
  • 12minutes away from Bristol Temple Meads

Bikes are able to be picked up and ridden to Ashton Gate Stadium thanks to the new YoBike service.


Ashton Gate Stadium is located just seven miles away from Bristol International Airport, a 15 minute drive and is connected by the A1 bus route which departs from the Ashton Gate MetroBus stop.

This service operates every 20 minutes and serves Bristol International Airport - Bristol City Centre.

Bristol International Airport also has a dedicated taxi service, more information can be found here.