New bus stop links Worle Train Station and Bristol AirportCreated: 3rd Aug 2023
Bristol Airport have announced a brand-new bus stop at Worle Train Station for the A3 Weston Flyer. The new connection will provide a much faster and more convenient way for passengers travelling between Bristol Airport and the South West and also help unlock the region’s tourism for visitors arriving into the Airport.
The introduction of the service is a result of collaboration between Bristol Airport, GWR, North Somerset Council and First Bus.
The new service has been integrated within the original A3 Weston Flyer timetable and will continue to operate for 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Over the next few weeks, the route will become fully integrated with the train service, with on board announcements, improved wayfinding and enabling of customers to purchase a rail and A3 Weston Flyer ticket together.
Worle Station also sits on the National Cycle Network 33, further helping to diversify and improve travel options for Airport Passengers.
At the end of last year, the A3 Weston Flyer service extended its operational hours to accommodate customers and colleagues travelling to and from the Airport. The A3 Weston Flyer links Bristol Airport to Weston-Super-Mare railway station via Cleeve, Congresbury, Worle interchange and now Worle Train Station.
The new stop is included within the ‘free travel for colleagues scheme’. Bristol Airport colleagues travelling for work can show their Bristol Airport ID badge to take advantage of free travel on the A3 Weston Flyer bus services. The scheme’s aim is to help cut the cost of travelling to and from work and to reduce emissions.
Ed Condon, Transport Development Manager, said:
“We continue to look for opportunities to improve public transport services to and from Bristol Airport. The new stop for the A3 Weston Flyer at Worle Train Station will not only provide a faster, cheaper and more convenient transport option for customers from the South West; but will also help open up the region’s tourism to our inbound passengers.”
“We are committed to increasing new public transport alternatives for customers throughout the South West and Wales.”