Travel and maps

Find your way around Bristol with confidence.

Where is Bristol?

Located in the south-west of the UK, Bristol sits between Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Our closest neighbouring cities are Bath and Cardiff. Wales sits on the other side of the Bristol Channel.

London is around 100 miles west of us, while Birmingham is 90 miles north.

Getting around Bristol

Navigating the city is easy with our range of public transport options. Find out how to travel around Bristol.

Travel information

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Find your easiest route to Bristol. 

Sustainable transport

After a successful trial in 2022, Bristol is part of an ongoing e-scooters and e-bikes scheme.

A modern mode of public transport for a modern city, e-scooters and e-bikes make it easy to travel around and offer a sustainable option for commuters.

They are part of the city's committment to achieve net zero by 2030.

If you want to learn more you can read the univeristy's full transport plan.

University campus map

Locate campus buildings, including student accommodation, with our interactive map.

Virtual tour

See Bristol up close with a virtual tour.

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