Woods Estate Agents, Bradley Stoke, Bristol

M1 MetroBus

Photo of a Bristol MetroBus vehicle parked at Long Ashton Park & Ride.

Bradley Stoke’s M1 MetroBus service is due to start on 6th January 2019.

The route runs between Cribbs Causeway, Bradley Stoke, UWE, Bristol city centre, Bedminster and Hengrove Park.

MetroBus operators are required to provide a minimum frequency of service to all MetroBus stops on the routes that they serve. For the M1 route, these are:

  • Six journeys per hour (i.e. every 10 minutes) between 6am and midnight Monday to Saturday
  • Three journeys per hour (i.e. every 20 minutes) between 9am to midnight on Sundays and bank holidays

Route map

MetroBus M1 route map.

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Advance timetable published on 03/12/18 on the Traveline SW website:

Timetabled journey times from the Willow Brook Centre to Bristol city centre range from 28min to 37min, depending on time of day.

Last journey back from the city centre leaves at 00:28 Monday to Saturday and 00:30 on Sundays.

Note: The timetable has not yet been published on the Bristol Community Transport / First West of England websites (as of 06/12/18).


MetroBus is a ‘buy before you board’ service. Tickets may be purchased on the First mTicket smartphone app or using a Travelwest smartcard (now known as Travelcard). Paper tickets may be purchased from iPoints using a credit or debit card (but not cash). Existing First paper tickets bought at Paypoint shops are also accepted on MetroBus, as are concessionary passes.

MetroBus tickets can be used equally on the First West of England network in Bristol and, vice versa, tickets bought on First services (including mTickets) can be used on MetroBus routes.

Following the introduction of a flat fare across the whole of First’s Bristol zone, any single journey on any section of the M1 route will cost £2, when purchasing a ticket from an iPoint or using a Travelcard. Packs of five tickets at £2 each are available on the mTicket phone app. Single tickets on the mTicket phone app cost £2.07. A day ticket – valid on MetroBus and First local bus services is £4.

More information: Tickets (MetroBus Bristol)

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