Brunel’s ss Great Britain is within walking distance
from Bristol city centre (approximately 20 minutes) and Bristol Temple
Meads Railway Station (approximately 30 minutes).
Trains come to Bristol Temple Meads which is a 30 minute walk or short ferry or bus ride.
By ferry - what better way to arrive than on the water!
Cross-Harbour Ferry runs between Brunel’s ss Great Britain, Capricorn Quay and the new harbour inlet.
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 6.15pm. Each one-way journey costs 80p.
Connect 506 runs from Temple Meads to Brunel’s ss Great Britain
(direction ‘Create Centre’); and from ss Great Britain to Temple Meads
Railway Station (direction ‘Southmead Hospital’).
that the Brunel’s ss Great Britain stop is called ‘Harbour, Maritime
Museum’. The Wessex Connect website has more details and a timetable.
also runs bus services 357, 358, 359. Take these to the Hotwell Road
stop and use the Cross-Harbour Ferry. Hotwell Road is also served by the
A4 Portway Park & Ride 902 service.
open-top red buses operate between February and December and can be
picked up from Temple Meads Station and other key locations around the
city centre. The City Sightseeing Bristol website has more information
and a map.
Follow the white anchor symbol on the brown tourist signs for ss Great Britain.