What is the main train station in Bristol?

What is the main train station in Bristol?

Bristol Temple Meads
Bristol Temple Meads is the main railway station, situated approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the City Centre. The 8 and 9 bus services run frequently between Bristol Temple Meads Station and the city centre, Broadmead and Cabot Circus.

What are the railway stations in Bristol?

Railway Stations in Bristol

  • Avonmouth Railway Station (AVN)
  • Bedminster Railway Station (BMT)
  • Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station (BRI) (TPB)
  • Clifton Down Railway Station (CFN)
  • Filton Abbey Wood Railway Station (FIT)
  • Lawrence Hill Railway Station (LWH)
  • Montpelier Railway Station (MTP)
  • Parson Street Railway Station (PSN)

How many train stations are there in Bristol?

two mainline
Bristol has two mainline railway stations. Bristol Temple Meads is located in the city centre.

Why is Bristol station called Temple Meads?

Temple Meads was the western terminus of the Great Western Railway, with originated at London Paddington. It was the first station designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the site chosen was adjacent to Temple Church and the water meadows of the Avon, which is the origin of the name given to the station.

Is Bristol Temple Meads station open?

Monday to Friday 05:30 – 21:30. Saturday 05:30 – 21:30. Sunday 06:45 – 21:30.

Is Bristol Temple Meads train station open?

Bristol Temple Meads station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs.

Who built Temple Meads?

Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt
Temple Meads Station, known as Bristol Joint Station, was built in 1865-78 by Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt for the Great Western Railway and Midland Railway.

Is Temple Meads open now?

How far is Bristol Airport from train station?

Book travel across Europe Located in North Somerset, 8 miles southwest of Bristol city, the airport is easy to get to from Bristol’s main train station, Bristol Temple Meads. A convenient Bristol Airport Flyer shuttle bus can take you from Bristol to Bristol Airport terminal in just half-an-hour.

Is Bristol the best city in the UK?

Bristol has been named as the best city in England to take a short break in by global travel bible Condé Nast. The magazine ranked the top 13 cities in the UK to take a short city break in 2022 – and listed Bristol as the highest-placed English city.