UWE Bristol bus on route in Bristol City Centre

Open Day travel and parking

To find out which campus you should visit, check the course listing for the course you're interested in.

Open Days

Frenchay Campus

Train

  • Bristol Parkway is the nearest station to Frenchay Campus. There are free shuttle buses to pick you up and drop you at our Frenchay campus. Download the shuttle bus timetable.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

Parking

  • Once you register, you will be emailed during the week leading up to the Open Day with information about which campus entrance to use - North or East.
  • Parking is free on Open Days. You do not require a permit or pay and display ticket.

Buses

Map

Glenside Campus

Train

  • Bristol Parkway is the nearest station to Glenside Campus. We have free shuttle buses to pick you up and drop you at our Frenchay campus, where you can then pick up transport to our Glenside Campus, which is a short journey away. Download the shuttle bus timetable.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

Parking

  • Please use this postcode: UWE Glenside BS16 1DD.
  • Parking is free on our Open Days and our friendly staff will be there to guide you on the day.

Buses

Map

City Campus

Train

  • Bristol Temple Meads is the nearest station to all City Campus sites. There are free shuttle buses to take you to our Bower Ashton site, where all courses will begin on the day. Download the shuttle bus timetable.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

Parking

  • Please use the postcode BS3 2JX and look for our UWE Bristol Degree Show/Open Day parking signage.
  • There is no parking available at Bower Ashton, however, we have organised parking just a short walk away.

Buses

Map

  • For the location of our sign-in point and finding your way around on the day, please download a copy of the Bower Ashton Open Day map.

Bristol Zoo

Train

  • Clifton Down is the nearest train station to the zoo and is a short walk away. You can also arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station and catch a bus to the Zoo (see below).
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

Parking

  • Please use this postcode: BS8 3HA.
  • The Zoo has use of two car parks. Please note that parking is limited and they cannot guarantee you a space.
  • There is a £4 charge for parking.
  • There is also limited on-street parking nearby.

Buses

  • The First Bus number 8 runs between Temple Meads station, the city centre and the zoo.

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