Transport - people with disabilities

Getting About website

The Getting About in Greater Bristol website contains travel and useful information for disabled people in Greater Bristol.

Parking for disabled drivers

To find out about Blue Badges and about where Disabled Drivers can park, visit Parking Facilities for Disabled Drivers.

Buses and concessionary bus pass

The majority of bus services in Bristol are operated by low floor vehicles, for details of these services please see Bristol - City Services. If you wish to travel on a bus you may be eligible for a concessionary bus pass.

Safe Journey and Better Journey cards - If you need any extra help to make your journey on the bus, you can use these cards to let the driver know in a private and discreet way what help you need.

Bridges

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Those who receive the higher rate of the mobility component of the Disability Living allowance can obtain an annual ticket priced £5 from the Bridge Master, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Leigh Woods, Bristol, BS8 3PA, Tel: 0117 9732122.

Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing

For information regarding exemptions for the Severn bridges: Tel: 01454 632457

Rail

If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard. The Railcard allows you to get a 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. Disabled Persons Railcard website.