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Short Stay Car Park and Route to Terminal Building

Bristol Airport, North Side Road, Bristol, BS48 3DY

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Introduction

  • This guide gives parking information for the short stay car park and route information from the car park to the Terminal Building.
  • There is also an alternative route to the nearest bus stop that may be more suitable for some users.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
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    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located off North Side Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 365cm x 625cm (11ft 12in x 20ft 6in).
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
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    • Tickets are given at the entry gate.
    • There is a help button located on the ticket machine.
    • The nearest parking bay is approximately 195 metres from the Depatures entrance and the furthest is 230 metres.
    • There are access road crossings at either end of the strip of Blue Badge parking bays.
    • The paystation is located on the pathway leading to the Terminal Building.
    • There is a lowered paystation.
    • The paystation is located on an easy ramp.

Blue Badge Bays To Access Road Crossing

  • Access to the walkway is located at the end of the row of Blue Badge bays.
  • There are two moderate slopes leading onto the walkway.
  • The first slope is tarmac becoming block paving and then flag stones as you walk up the second slope.
  • A paystation is located to the right.
  • It has a lowered paystation and a wheelchair available.
  • Continue straight ahead.
  • The surface of the walkway is made up of flagstones that are uneven in places.
  • The walkway is on a steep slope leading upwards.
  • There are two marked pedestrian crossings on the walkway.
  • The crossings have dropped kerbs with tactile paving on each side.
  • After the second crossing turn right and up the steep ramp leading to the access road crossing.
  • The surface turns from flag stones to tarmac at the beginning of the ramp.
  • The suface levels off at the top of the ramp before the crossing.

Access Road Crossing To Terminal Building

  • The access road crossing has dropped kerbs on each side with tactile paving.
  • After the crossing turn right and up the first of two steep ramps.
  • The surface is now block paving.
  • At the top of the first ramp turn left and go straight up the second ramp.
  • Turn right towards the crossing over the bus pick up and drop off area.
  • The suface levels out at the top of the ramp.
  • The pedestrian crossing has dropped kerbs on either side with tactile paving.
  • The surface becomes flagstones leading to the Departures entrance.

Alternative Route - Blue Badge Parking to Bus Stop E

  • A bus can also be taken from Bus Stop E located in the long stay car park.
  • This is accessed by going up the moderate slope and turning right on to the walkway from the Blue Badge bays.
  • The surface of the walkway is made up of flagstones and is on a moderate slope leading down towards a pedestrian crossing.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs on each side with tactile paving.
  • After the crossing the surface becomes tarmac.
  • The path turns right and then left towards a crossing, then over the long stay bus route access road.
  • The crossing is not marked.
  • There is dropped kerbs on either side with no tactile paving.
  • Bus Stop E has a help point.

Bus Stops

  • The bus stops are located within the long stay car park.
  • There are regular buses to the terminal drop off point.
  • Bus Stop E is the closest to the short stay Blue Badge bays.
  • Bus Stop F is the closest to the premier car park Blue Badge bays.
  • It is approximately 65 metres from the Blue Badge bays.
  • The bus stop is accessed by a moderate slope.
  • Seating is available.
  • There is a help point located within the bus stop.
  • The intercom is at a suitable height.