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Getting to College

St Brendan’s Sixth Form College is located in Bristol, just off of the Bath Road (A4) which connects Bristol and Bath.

Students come to St Brendan’s Sixth Form College from numerous schools within the local area, and beyond.

Due to its location, the College is well served by a variety of different transport options.

Public Bus Services 

The travelwest website provides a lot of useful information about public bus options within the Bristol and West of England area including timetables routes and tickets.

The website includes details of a multi-operator “Rider Ticket” that can be used to travel on services provided by all operators (apart from WESTlink). Further information regarding routes and tickets can be found by clicking on travelwest and the rider ticket by clicking on ridertickets.

The largest provider of buses in the Bristol / Bath area is First Bus. Various different ticket options are available (day, 2 trip, week, month, term & academic year) giving flexibility to suit individual household circumstances. More information about First Bus routes to college and costs can be found by clicking on this link: St Brendan's Sixth Form College | First Bus

Details of the new public SB3 bus service can be found within the Public bus services section of our website. This is a new service provided by First Bus from September 2023 covering areas of Stockwood, Whitchurch, Hartcliffe and Knowle. Click on the link for further details.

Air Decker also provide a service linking areas of South Bristol to college and Stagecoach operates the Park and Ride route with its site minutes away from college.  Click on the links for more information.

College Coach

The College offers a number of different coach routes operated by Turners Coachways. These cover different locations within Bristol and the surrounding area for students who prefer a safe direct service into college. Click on the link above for more information.


There are several cycle paths leading to St Brendan’s Sixth Form College We are able to provide safe cycle storage space and showers.

Train Travel

The two closest stations to the college are Temple Meads located in Central Bristol and Keynsham. There are many different buses that run between Temple Meads and the College giving multiple travel options. Alternatively Keynsham Station is around a 10 minute drive from St Brendan’s with buses 522, 349 and the Air decker providing a regular service from the station.