Travelling by train to Arnolfini is super-easy. The nearest railway station to Arnolfini is Bristol Temple Meads, which is served by GWR services throughout the day. It's 20 minutes to Arnolfini on foot - you'll find it west of the station on Narrow Quay.

Woven into the fabric of Bristol since 1961, Arnolfini is an international centre for contemporary arts welcoming people of all ages to exhibitions, performance, dance, film, music, workshops and family events. Complemented by a fantastic bookshop and busy bar/café overlooking the harbourside, Arnolfini is a great place to meet family, friends and, in keeping with the ethos of founder Jeremey Rees, to ‘Enjoy Yourself.’

Visit the Arnolfini website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all, although donations are welcome.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Please note: Reservations and tickets requiring reservations are sold at the following times only: Mon - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:30 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
Sunday 06:45 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Staff assistance is available; please request assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked assistance in advance.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces374
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£504.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces444
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platforms 3 and 4 and at the front of station
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

via lifts to all platforms and facilties, ticket office is also step free

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

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Bristol Temple Meads

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bristol Temple Meads station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Cardiff CentralCrossCountry05:203On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway05:2515On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway05:2512On time
to AvonmouthGreat Western Railway05:375On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway05:3915On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from TauntonGreat Western Railway06:2012On time
from Bristol ParkwayGreat Western Railway06:317On time
from Severn BeachGreat Western Railway06:345On time
from WestburyGreat Western Railway06:475On time
from AvonmouthGreat Western Railway06:501On time

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