Bristol has two mainline train stations. Visitors should travel to Bristol Temple Meads as it is about two miles from the University and is much closer than Bristol Parkway.
To get to the University from Bristol Temple Meads:
The 9 and 72 bus services from Bristol Temple Meads train station run a combined frequency of every 15 minutes at peak times and stop at Tyndall Avenue on the University campus. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
The number 8 service from Bristol Temple Meads train station runs at least every 10 minutes at peak times and stops by The Berkeley pub on Queen's Road opposite the Wills Memorial Building before heading towards the Richmond Building (Students' Union) and Clifton village. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
Taxis are available from the exit to the station. The journey should take about 15 minutes.
Walking directions and routes (PDF, 498kB) to the University takes 30-40 minutes and will involve an uphill climb.
The nearest local train station to the University is Clifton Down. Services run about once an hour.
For more information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).