Getting to - The Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre 

2 Lower Castle Street
Old Market

by Foot, by Train, by Car

Please visit the Marriott website here for directions to the hotel including information about parking.

by Bus

Bristol Bus and Coach Station is a 12 minute walk from The Marriott.

National Express
The National Express bus service runs regularly from numerous locations across the UK at very reasonable prices so do have a look at the website to search for your journey. For example, you can get a return fare from London for just £9*!

Another alternative is the Megabus, although their prices are not yet available*.

Local Bus Service
If you’re not travelling from afar then Bristol is very well connected with local bus links which run very regularly. Bus timetables can be found here.

*correct at time of writing

by Plane

To search for all available flight options, we would recommend using Skyscanner. There look to be UK flights between Bristol and:

  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness
  • Newcastle
  • Isle of Man
  • Belfast (travel grants available for residents of Northern Ireland.  Contact [email protected]
  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Knock
  • Shannon
  • Guernsey
  • Jersey
    as well as many more countries.

Bristol Airport is 8-9 miles from The Bristol Marriott City Centre taking approximately 20 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by public transport. Please check out directions for your own journey at this page on the Bristol Airport website.

We will also be opening a Facebook group in the two weeks prior to the event. You could always see if there are others in there that want to share the cost of a taxi!

Top Tips for those travelling on a budget!

  • For cheap train travel set up a ticket alert with They will then notify you when they release cheap tickets for your journey.
  • If travelling by plane use Skyscanner to view all available options and get yourself the cheapest option.
  • If using the bus book as soon as possible as the more in advance you book the cheaper it will be!

    If you have any other Top Tips please send them to us and we'll add them!

Travelling from Northern Ireland?

As a result of our merger with Helping Alopecia Trust some funds have been ring-fenced to help residents of Northern Ireland get to the 2019 Alopecia UK Big Weekend event.  You can claim up to £150 towards your travel.  For more information please contact [email protected]