Bristol Bears – Sunday 6th October, 3:00pm (Premiership Cup)
– Sunday 1st December, 3:00pm (Premiership)
Details updated on 2nd October
Bristol play their home matches at Ashton Gate Stadium which is to the south-west of the city.
TRAIN: The nearest railway station to Ashton gate is Parson Street, which is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the stadium. For those travelling from Reading or London Paddington, you would need to change trains at either Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway.
For the match on 6th October, there is a replacement bus from Bristol Temple Meads on the line to Parson Street, with journey planners showing a very infrequent service.
COACH: National Express operate direct services from London Victoria and Reading-MereOak to Bristol. Journey times are around 1 & 1/2 hours each way from Reading and 2 & 1/2 hours from London.
CAR: Street parking is severely limited and supporters are encouraged visitors to use public transport. For those wishing to park close to the stadium, check the information on the Bristol Bears website.
For those planning to drive from London for the Premiership match on Sunday 1st December, the M4 will be closed between junction 6 & junction 8/9.
BUSES: Special matchday buses operate for most fixtures at Ashton Gate, there are also a number of local bus services the run close to the stadiums, details can be found on the Bristol Bears website.
MATCH TICKETS: Match tickets are available from the Bristol Bears website – adult tickets for Premiership Cup match are from £10.
Planning a longer visit: The Visit Bristol website gives information on accommodation, places to eat and places to visit.
WEATHER: Current forecast for Sunday 6th October is a 30 to 40% chance of rain during the match, temperature will be around 14°C and there will be a moderate north-westerly wind.