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Travelling by car

Personal Travel Plan

The Personal Travel Plan tool helps you to work out all the possible routes to our hospitals by car, bus, bicycle, train or on foot. 

This has been built by Bristol City Council, so please give it a try in order to see how it can help you plan your journey.

For more information please visit the Personal Travel Plan on the Travelwest website.


Bristol Clean Air Zone

Our Bristol city centre hospitals are within the Clean Air Zone. Find out what you need to know before travelling to our hospitals.


On-site parking

Our parking charges apply between 6am and 6pm daily at our city centre hospital sites:

  • First 30 minutes is free
  • up to 1 hour £1.80
  • 1-2 hours £3.40
  • 2-4 hours £5.80
  • 4-6 hours £7.10
  • 6-8 hours £12:00
  • over 8 hours £15:00

Please view a map of our city centre car parks and facilities.

For inpatients that are staying for more than 24 hours discounted parking is available for the patient and up to 3 visitor vehicles. Please speak to a member of staff on the ward.

For outpatients that attend hospital a minimum of 3 times a month over a period no less than 3 months free car parking is available, please speak to the outpatients department where you are a patient for details.

Blue Badge holders

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you will be able to park free of charge in any of our parking spaces (apart from the 15 minute drop-off spaces) as long as your Blue Badge is correctly displayed.


Off-site parking

Please view a map of local off site car parking options.

Cabot Circus

Cabot Circus offer a wide range of prices for all customer and are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as per the below.

For further information please visit the Cabot Circus website. 

The Galleries

The Galleries offer a wide range of prices for all customer and are open 7 days a week at selected times.

For more information please visit The Galleries website

NCP - Bristol sites

NCP offer a wide range of prices for all customer and are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at various sites across Bristol city centre.

The most local sites to our city centre hospitals are:

  • Nelson Street 
  • Rupert Street 
  • St James Barton 
  • Broadmead
  • Prince Street
  • Queen Charlotte Street

For more information about these sites, directions, the NCP tariffs and more please visit the NCP website



Should you need the option of a local taxi to or from the Trust then please contact the V Cars Group via calling them, going to their website or downloading their app on your mobile device or devices: - 0117 9252626


Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS)

If you're referred to hospital for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests, you may be eligible for financial assistance with your travel expenses through the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme.