Travel and visas


Visas

Citizens of the European Union do not need a visa to enter Britain. If you are from any other country, find out about visa requirements before you travel by visiting http://ukvisas.gov.uk.

Travel

By Air
8 miles from Bristol International Airport.
Bristol International Flyer - Express Coach link route 330 between Bristol International Airport and Bristol City Centre operates every 30 minutes at peak times, with pick up/set down points in Anchor Road right outside At-Bristol.

If arriving into any of the London Airports, you can take either a train or bus to Bristol. For rail information, visit National Rail or for coach National Express.

By bicycle
At-Bristol is close to the National Cycle Network. It has bicycle racks located outside.

By train
The closest train station is Bristol Temple Meads. From there, At-Bristol is a 20 minute walk, a 5 minute taxi ride, a 17 minute ferry ride or a 10 minute bus ride. For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950) or First Great Western.

Discounted First Great Western train tickets for travel between London and Bristol are available. Please click here for further information.

By bus
You can get the 8 or 9 First service to College Green from Bristol Temple Meads station. From College Green walk down the side of Bristol Cathedral and At-Bristol will be in front of you. Alternatively, you can get any bus to the city centre, or directly to Anchor Road.

By Park and Ride
Secure parking at Brislington (A4) or Long Ashton (A370) then a bus ride to the city centre.

By Ferry
The Bristol Ferry Boat Company and Number Seven Boat Trips run timetabled ferries.
The closest stops to At-Bristol being at the City Centre and Cannons Marsh.

By road
Sat Nav Reference: BS1 5LL
You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.

Follow the At-Bristol symbol on the brown tourist sign.



M5
• Leave the M5 at junction 18, and join the road signposted A4, A403, Bristol, Avonmouth, Docks
• At the Portway roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A4 signposted City Centre, Bristol Airport
• Branch left, then merge onto the A4
• Continue forward on the A4
• At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4 signposted City Centre
• Turn right onto Canons Way
• Continue forward over 2 mini-roundabouts until you arrive at Millennium Square underground car park

M4/M32
• Leave the M4 at junction 19, and then join the M32 motorway
• Keep in the right hand lanes at junction 3 then continue forward onto the A4032 signposted City Centre
• At traffic lights turn right onto Bond Street-A4044
• At St James Barton roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A38 signposted City Centre
• Keep in the right hand lane, turn right at the traffic lights and then immediately left onto the A4
• Keep in the left hand lane then continue forward signposted Avonmouth
• Turn left onto Canons Way
• Continue forward and follow signs to the Millennium Square Car Park


A4-Bath Road
• At Twerton Fork Junction continue forward into the A4 signposted Bristol
• At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4
• At the Broadmead roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4 signposted Ring Road, Bristol
• At the Hicks Gate roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A4 signposted Bristol
• Continue forward onto the A4
• At Bath Bridge roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4 signposted M32, M4
• At Temple Circus roundabout take the 1st exit onto Victoria Street, signposted city centre, Broadmead
• Continue forward onto the A4
• Bear right onto Colston Avenue
• Keep in the left hand lane then continue forward, signposted Avonmouth
• Turn left onto Canons Way
• Continue forward over 2 mini-roundabouts until you arrive at Millennium Square underground car parkand follow signs to the Millennium Square Car Park

Car parking
Participants driving to the event, are recommended to park in the Millennium Square car park underneath Millennium Square. Full details can be accessed here: http://www.at-bristol.org.uk/parking.html - the tariff per hour is included below:

Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.00
Up to 4 hours £6.00
Up to 6 hours £8.50
Up to 8 hours £11.50
Up to 12 hours £13.50
Up to 24 hours* £15.50 (All guests receive a 10% discount for their parking on the day)

Information correct as of 03 December 2013.


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    30th June 2014
  • Early registration deadline:
    19th May 2014
  • Registration deadline:
    26th August 2014

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