Bristol Bus Station

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Coordinates: 51°27′33″N 2°35′36″W / 51.4592°N 2.5932°W / 51.4592; -2.5932

Bristol Bus Station Bus interchange
Locale Marlborough Street, Bristol
Local authority Bristol
Opened 1958
Managed by First Somerset & Avon
No. of stands 19
Operators First Somerset & Avon, National Express, Bakers Dolphin
Travel centre Yes
Rail connection No

Bristol Bus and Coach Station serves the city of Bristol in the west of England. It is situated at Marlborough Street, near the Broadmead shopping area. It was opened in 1958 by the Bristol Omnibus Company, and redeveloped in 2006.

Before 1958 Bristol had no bus station; most country and long distance coach services departed from Prince Street, and others used street stops in the Centre, Canon's Road and Old Market.[1]

The station is managed by First Somerset & Avon. There are 19 bays. The station has a First Travel Shop, National Express Coaches shop, National Express information desk, Pumpkin Café, Amigo News, a security office and toilets.

The bus station is used by the Bristol Airport Flyer service to Bristol Airport (routes A1 & A2), most First Somerset & Avon limited stop and country services and National Express services.

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  1. ^ Curtis, C and Walker, M (2007) Bristol Omnibus Services: The Green Years Millstream Books ISBN 978-0-948975-80-6 p.60

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