Stratford park and ride (Bishopton)

Please note no motor-homes or caravans permitted on this site at any time.

The Stratford park and ride (Bishopton) has free parking all day with buses every 10-15 minutes which go directly to Stratford Town Centre. The car park is a secure site with CCTV an supervisors always on site. The information on this page is for the Bishopton park and ride only.



Fares

Daily, weekly and monthly tickets can be purchased from the bus driver. Fares are for the Bishopton park and ride only.

Tickets Fare
Day Return £2.00
Weekly £7.00
Monthly £25.00
Quarterly Season Ticket* £60.00
Annual Season Pass* £200.00
Child Single Ticket £0.70
Child Return After 9am £0.90
Mini Group Ticket
1 adult and up to 2 children
£2.00
Maxi Group Ticket
2 adults and up to 4 children
£3.00
Mega Group Ticketsup to 5 adults £5.00
Concessionary Pass Holdersafter 9am FREE
Timothy’s Bridge Road FareStage Day Return £1.00
Timothy’s Bridge Road FareStage Quarterly £30.00
Timothy’s Bridge Road FareStage Annual £100.00

 

* Quarterly and annual tickets are 60% cheaper than the equivalent town centre car park season tickets. These tickets can be purchased from Johnsons Coaches by calling 01564 797000, or by collecting an application form from the customer services building on site.

For the Waitrose park and ride fares and information, please visit Johnsons Coaches: Southern Park & Ride – Waitrose to Stratford town centre

Chip Coin System

When entering the Stratford Park and Ride car park customers will be provided a parking chip coin by the vehicle entry dispenser. Passengers must keep possession of the chip coin until the process of validation that is enabled by handing the chip coin to the bus driver upon the return bus journey to the Stratford Park and Ride site. To exit the Stratford Park and Ride site via vehicle passengers must enter the validated chip coin into a exit machine and await for the gate to rise.

Concessionary bus pass holders

  • Warwickshire Concessionary Bus Pass Holders – Free after 09:00 Mondays to Fridays and all day Saturdays and Bank Holidays
  • Non Warwickshire Concessionary Bus Pass Holders can only Park and Ride for Free after 09:30 Mondays to Fridays and all day Saturdays and Bank Holidays

Promotion offers

  • Late Maxi family ticket discount
    • For customers arriving at the Stratford Park and Ride after 15:00. Reduced charge for a Maxi Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) from £3.00 to £2.00

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    Timetable

    Journey takes approx 10-12 minutes from the car park to the town centre.

    Days Frequency Site open First bus leaves Last return from
    Mondays to Saturdays Every 10-15 mins 07:30 to 19:30 07:40 Bridge Street – 19:05
    Wood Street 19:07
    Bank Holidays Every 15 mins 09:30 to 19:30 10:00 Bridge Street – 19:00
    Wood Street – 19:02

    The Stratford Park and Ride is closed on:

    • Sundays
    • Christmas Day
    • Boxing Day
    • New Years day

    Please contact the team if you require a copy of the full timetable.

    Overnight parking

    Parking overnight on the Stratford Park and Ride site is not allowed. Please use the Parkway Station Car Park which is situated nearest the Stratford Parkway Station adjacent to the Stratford Park & Ride Site. This Car Park is Pay & Display (Prices for a two day stay are between £6-£8 depending on the time of arrival). Alternatively please use the off-street car parks in the town centre operated by Stratford-on-Avon District Council.

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    Location

    Stratford Park and Ride is located off Bishopton Lane near to the roundabout with the A46 (T) and the A3400 Birmingham Road. Signs have been provided on the approach roads from the north and west to direct drivers to the site.

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    Directions

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    Satnav postcode

    When using sat nav systems, please input postcode - CV37 9QY

    Drop off and boarding points

    Stratford P&R map

    D – Park & Ride ‘ Drop off ‘ point

    B – Park & Ride ‘ Boarding ‘ point

     

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    Restrictions

    Vehicle height restrictions

    A height restriction barrier of 2.1m (6’-10”) is in place at the Stratford Park and Ride site situated near the entrance to the car park. Vehicles above this height will not be permitted.

    Pets / animals

    No animals are permitted entry onto both the Stratford-upon-Avon Park and Ride site and bus service except for Guide Dogs.

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    Further information

    Environmentally friendly buses

    The Stratford Park and Ride bus service is operated by state-of-the-art hybrid buses, combining electric and diesel power to deliver fuel savings, thus producing fewer emissions and less noise than conventional diesel buses. We actively support environmentally friendly transport and is proud that Stratford Park and Ride will be running the first hybrid bus service in the Midlands.

    Low floor easy access

    The low floor Hybrid buses are also fully accessible to mobility impaired customers.

    Toilets

    A fully accessible toilet is located in Customer Services Building.

    Concessionary Travel

    Stratford Park and Ride is included in the local Warwickshire Concessionary Travel Scheme operated by the County Council. The local scheme offers free travel on bus services in Warwickshire for Warwickshire concessionary bus pass holders after 9am weekdays.

    However, non Warwickshire concessionary bus pass holders comply with the national minimum concessionary scheme – with the off peak time limits for when you can use your concessionary bus pass being from 9.30am on weekdays. Therefore, if a non Warwickshire concessionary bus pass holder attempts to use their pass on the Stratford Park and Ride before 9.30am weekdays, it will not be accepted.

    Electrical Car Charging Points

    There are 2 electric car charging points available to use at the Stratford Park and Ride site.

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Stratford park and ride (Bishopton) was last updated on July 17, 2015.