Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)

Managed by Network Rail 

Bristol Temple Meads station
Station Approach, off Bath Road

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities
  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

    ATM machine
  • Toilets

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops


Bristol Temple Meads

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Cycle Parking

Cycle parking on platforms 3 and 4 is being removed from Sunday 6 September 2020, to allow for renovations and for station security. The new cycle parking facility will be The Friary at Temple Quay, just to the right of the ramped exit from the long stay car park.

Any bikes left on the station platform will be moved to a secure location on Sunday 6 September 2020. If your bike is among those moved, please contact a member of station staff by Friday 6 November 2020.


For information on the new cycle parking, please visit

Getting to and from the station

PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Storage sheltered
Storage location

The main storage location for bikes is at The Friary at Temple Quay, just to the right of the ramped exit from the long stay car park.

A limited bike storage location can be found on Station Approach by Queen Anne's Gate.

There is no longer any bike storage inside the station.

Storage spaces

Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge.

Storage CCTV
PlusBike (cycle hire)
Brompton Dock
0208 232 3931
Car Park
Station Car Park
APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Phone number
0345 165 2030
Web address
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 

Accessible ticket machine is available at the car park. Step free access from the car park to the station

Free of charge
Daily rate
Weekly rate
Monthly rate
3 Monthly rate
Annual rate
CCTV Coverage
Onward travel information

Buses can be found on the station forecourt and on the main road Temple Gate, situated at the bottom of Station Approach road.

To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors.

To reach Temple Gate; follow the footpath to the bottom of Station Approach. Bus stops are situated on both sides of Temple Gate.

Information on bus services, including city centre map, timetables and live service information can be found in the ticket hall.

Ferry services connecting Bristol city centre can be found at Temple Back East. To reach the landing stage; exit through the ticket barriers, walk through the ticket hall, and exit through the side entrance marked for The Friary.

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here.


The taxi rank is available on the station forecourt. If you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff for assistance.

To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors.

You can find more information about local taxi services here.

Accessible taxis

Accessible taxis are available

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

Set- Down / Pick up Points are available at the station entrance. Assisted travel meeting point located at the customer information office - Platform 3. Please notify a member of staff.


A dedicated Airport Flyer bus service connects Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Airport, with the journey taking approximately 25 minutes. Buses operate 24 hours a day and at peak times, leaves up to every 8 minutes.

The Airport Flyer can be found on the station forecourt. To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors.

For more information, including timetables and ticket prices, please click here.

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
Sunday 06:45 - 21:30

Please note: Reservations and tickets requiring reservations are sold at the following times only: Mon - Sat 08:30 - 18:00


Situated by the ticket office.

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note

Accessible ticket machines are located at the station entrance by the ticket office.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards validators
Penalty fares
Penalty fares apply for Great Western Railway 

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
Yes - from information point,Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Customer help points
Lost Property
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:30
03457 000 125
Customer Services
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Ticket gates
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House


ATM Machine
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Accessible public telephones

Public telephones are accessible

Post box
Public Wi-Fi
Free Wi-fi powered by The_Cloud
Refreshment facilities
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities location
National key toilets
National key toilets location

Radar Key available from station staff.

Waiting Rooms
Waiting rooms opening hours

Accessibility and mobility access

Staff help available
Staff assistance is available; please request assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked assistance in advance.
Staff help available opening times
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note

Lifts to all platforms and facilities. Ticket office is also step free.

Wheelchairs available

Station Map

Station plan

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