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Travelling by train to Spike Island is super-simple. The nearest railway station to Spike Island is Bedminster, which is served by GWR services throughout the day. It's 22 minutes to the Spike Island on foot.  You'll find Spike Island north of the station across the River Avon.

Spike Island is an international centre for the development of contemporary art and design, which hosts up to 8 exhibitions a year. The centre regularly commissions major new work by contemporary artists, complemented by a variety of talks, workshops, film screenings, and tours.

The gallery and café offer step-free access. Baby changing facilities and disabled toilets plus showers are all available on the ground floor.


Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please note station is unstaffed. Please call our help line if you require assistance at this station.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Station entrance.
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply, pick up &acirc;€œCycling by Trains&acirc;€ leaflet at your local station.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

access to platforms is via ramps steeper than 1:12 gradient

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Departures and arrivals from Bedminster

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bedminster station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to TauntonGreat Western Railway20:58On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway21:58On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway22:25On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:42On time
to TauntonGreat Western Railway07:06Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway20:58On time
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway21:58On time
from TauntonGreat Western Railway22:25On time
from TauntonGreat Western Railway23:42On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway07:06Scheduled
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