Ashton Gate (Bristol)

Ashton Gate

Ashton Gate Stadium has been home to Bristol City Football Club since 1904, with Bristol Bears (Bristol Rugby Club) playing their rugby here since 2014. The ground has played host to two England Under-21 internationals in 2007 and 2010, as well as international rugby, with New Zealand defeating Tonga 45-9 in a 1999 Rugby World Cup Pool Match.

The ground undertook extensive redevelopment works from 2014 to 2016, with Ashton Gate now having a capacity of 27,000. Further plans, include developing a Sports and Convention Centre to host the Bristol Flyers basketball team.

Ashton Gate will host the 2020 European Rugby Champions Cup Final in October 2020.

Tenants: Bristol City Football Club (EFL Championship) & Bristol Bears (Premiership Rugby)

Opened: 1887

Capacity: 27,000

Address: Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ

Ashton Gate

Tickets at Ashton Gate

Bristol City

Ticket prices for home Bristol City matches at Ashton Gate for the 2018/19 season are categorised as ‘Silver’ or ‘Gold’ and range from:

Adult: £28-£37 (Silver), £33-£42 (Gold)

65+/U25: £25-£34 (Silver), £30-£39 (Gold)

U22: £22-£31 (Silver), £27-£36 (Gold)

U19: £16-£21 (Silver), £16-£23 (Gold)

U12: £10-£15 (Silver), £10-£17 (Gold)

If looking to sit in the home end, tickets can be purchased online or by phone. Tickets can only be purchased on match days in person at the South Stand Ticket Office, subject to availability. If looking to sit with away fans, consult your club’s ticket website.

Tickets for home Bristol City matches can be purchased through the official website here.

Bristol Bears

Ticket prices for home Bristol Bear matches at Ashton Gate for the 2018/19 season are categorised as ‘Silver’ or ‘Gold’ and range from:

Adult: £25-£45 (Silver), £30-£50 (Gold)

65+/U25: £22-£42 (Silver), £27-£47 (Gold)

U22: £19-£39 (Silver), £24-£44 (Gold)

U19: £15-£20 (Silver), £15-£25 (Gold)

U12: £10-£15 (Silver), £10-£20 (Gold)

If looking to sit in the home end, tickets can be purchased online or by phone. Tickets can only be purchased on match days in person at the South Stand Ticket Office, subject to availability.

Tickets for home Bristol Bear matches can be purchased through the official website here.


Location and Travel to Ashton Gate

Ashton Gate is located in its namesake suburb of Ashton Gate in Bristol, approximately 2 miles south-west of the City Centre. If you so wish to walk from the city, it will take you approximately 30 minutes or 45 minutes from Bristol Temple Meads station.

Airport: Bristol Airport is located south of the city, with airlines including easyJet, Flybmi, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways serving many European destinations. The airport is just a 15 minute drive away from Ashton Gate.

Thinking of flying to Bristol? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

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Bus: Bus numbers X1/X3/X4/X6/X7/X8/X9 all travel from the City Centre to Ashton Drive, a 10 minute walk from Ashton Gate.

An all day ticket will cost you £4.

Coach: Bristol Coach Station is about 2 miles away from the ground, with buses X1/X3/X4/X6/X7/X8/X9 heading towards Ashton Gate from the station.

National Express has links to many destinations, you can search and book your tickets here.

Driving & Parking: When travelling to Bristol, it is likely you will travel from the M4 and M5. Parking options at Ashton Gate are limited, Bedminster Cricket Club (BS3 2JX) and DJ Parking (BS3 2HA) both offer matchday parking for a charge approximately 5-10 minutes from the ground.

Train: Parson Street station is just a 15 minute walk from Ashton Gate, with services from Bristol Temple Meads taking less than 5 minutes.

Bristol Temple Meads has services from a number of UK major cities, including London Paddington, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Thinking of catching a train to Bristol? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Further information can be found on Ashton Gate’s Official Website, here.


Where to Drink near Ashton Gate

Drinks prices at Ashton Gate

Both The Robins and Rising Sun, are home fans only pubs. A pint of Amstel in The Robins set me back £3.90 to give you an idea of prices. For away fans, The Nova Scotia and the Rose of Denmark both welcome visiting supporters.

Prices inside the ground can be found in the picture to the side.


Where to Stay in Bristol

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Bristol by clicking here.


Further Information

Ashton Gate Official Website

Bristol City Official Website

Bristol Bears Official Website

Sports Tourist Bristol City Guide


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