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Directions to Ashton Gate

This section will provide you with comprehensive directions to Ashton Gate Stadium on a Bristol Rugby matchday.

In conjunction with First, we're running a dedicated supporter bus service. Full details of the scheme are available here.

By Bicycle

To find your best route to Ashton Gate, visit A number of covered bicycle racks are available in the 'Dug Out' fanzone on a matchday. The area is stewarded.

By Car


Directions By Road

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. Street parking is limited so please arrive early and adhere to parking restrictions.

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 is available at the ground on a seasonal basis. 

Winterstoke Road car park: Seasonal parking bays available. 

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.


Wickes: Seasonal parking bays available. 


Bristol Rugby Shuttle Bus Service

Bristol Rugby will provide a dedicated Rugby Shuttle Bus service for supporters at Ashton Gate Stadium during the 2014/15 campaign.

In partnership with bus operator First West of England, supporters will be able to use the shuttle bus to get between Horfield Common and Ashton Gate on matchdays for just £3 return.

For full details, see the timetable below and download it here:

For a Bus faresaver call 0117 977 6126. It runs from Brislington approximately one hour before kick-off. Stops include: Bath Road, Temple Gate, Temple Way, Haymarket, St Augustine's Parade, Hotwell Road. Service 'A' costs £1. For more information visit

Bus service numbers 24 and 25 operate from Horfield, Bristol city centre and through to Ashton Vale. The closest stops to Ashton Gate stadium are Frayne Road, Bath Street and Durnford Street, all less than five minutes walk from the stadium.

By Rail

The closest mainline stations are Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway.

From Bristol Temple Meads, a line runs to Weston-super-Mare where the closest stop to Ashton Gate along that route is Parsons Street, a 15 minute walk from the stadium.

For information on train times please call the National Railway Enquiry Services on 0845 748 4950.