Getting There & Away

  • MetroBus ( The M2 service runs between Bristol Temple Meads train station, the city centre, the SS Great Britain and Long Ashton Park and Ride.
  • Bus Bus 8 runs from Bristol Meads train station via the city centre to Clifton every 15 minutes.
  • Boat Bristol Ferry Boat Company runs two routes, hourly, from the dock near the tourist office: the Hotwells service runs west, with stops including Welsh Back, the harbour near the M Shed museum and the SS Great Britain; the Temple Meads service runs east, with stops including Welsh Back, and Temple Meads (for the train station). Bristol Packet runs harbour tours, the landing stage at the Watershed is the most central.
  • Taxi Ranks include those at Narrow Quay and Welsh Back.