In Partnership with BRISTOL ENERGY
Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th August 2018

Local Bus Services

Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2018

 

06:00 Thursday 9th to 23:59 Sunday 12th August

 

If you intend to visit the Fiesta via the First Bus Network, then please take a moment and read through the information below.

 

Service Number Direction Diversion

X1 / X9

Towards Bristol Bus Station

Thursday 9th & Saturday 11th August between 21:30 & 23:00 each night; services are to divert via A370 and will not serve Long Ashton.

Normal route at all other times.

All journeys  serve the Blackmoors Lane roundabout stop.

X1 / X9

 X1 toward WSM / X9 toward Nailsea

Thursday 9th & Saturday 11th August between 21:30 & 23:00 each night; services are to divert via A370 and will not serve Long Ashton.

Normal route at all other times.

X2

Toward Bus Station

Normal route.

All journeys must serve the Blackmoors Lane roundabout stop.

X2

Toward WSM

Normal route

X3 / X3A / X4

Toward Bus Station

On Thursday 9th  & Saturday 10th August Only

Rownham Hill will be closed 19:00 to midnight. However, buses will be allowed through until 21:30

From 21:30 to midnight services will divert from Pill via A369, M5, Portway resuming normal route from Hotwells

Saturday 11th August the above diversion from Pill will be in place from 12:00 to midnight.

X3, X3A, X4

Toward Portishead

On Thursday 9th  & Saturday 10th August Only

Rownham Hill will be closed 19:00 to midnight. However, buses will be allowed through until 21:30

From 21:30 to midnight services will operate normal route to Bower Ashton (Winterstoke Road stop) then via Cumberland Basin, Portway M5 & A369 to Pill

Saturday 11th August the diversion from Bower Ashton via Portway, M5 & A369 to Pill will be in place from 12:00pm  to midnight

X6

Toward Bus Station

From 19:00 to midnight each evening will divert from Tickenham Road via B3130 Clevedon Road into Nailsea then Stockway North, High Street, B3130 Clevedon Road, Bristol Road and A370 (as per X7).

All inbound journeys serve the Blackmoors Lane roundabout stop.

X6

Toward Clevedon

Normal route throughout the 4 days except on Saturday 11th August between 21:30 & 23:00 when the diversion route is as per X7 to Tickenham Road then normal route.

Note: Sunday diversion from may not be required.

X7

Toward Bus Station

Normal route – All inbound journeys serve the Blackmoors Lane roundabout stop.

X7

Toward WSM

Normal route.

X8

Toward Bus Station

Normal route – All inbound journeys MUST serve the Blackmoors Lane roundabout stop.

X8

Toward WSM

Normal route.

Ashton Road inbound, by The Ashton PH, will be closed throughout but buses only will be allowed through. Also, The Ashton PH bus stop will be closed throughout.

The slip road leading from the A370 down to Blackmoors Lane roundabout will be closed from 19:00 each night but buses only will be allowed through

 

For information on Abbots Leigh / A369 click HERE:

For information on Pill diversions click HERE: