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Historic Site:Newport Transporter Bridge

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Historic Site, £0.50-£2.75


Newport's Grade 1 listed Transporter Bridge is one of just seven working Transporter Bridges worldwide, a fascinating and impressive monument to Edwardian engineering. Come and see the opening of the motor house and high level walkway.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Opening Details

Open all the time

10am – 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday, 2 April – 28 September 2014

Newport Transporter Bridge will also open on Bank Holiday Mondays during Easter, May and August.

Last admission is at 4.00 pm and the last ferry crossing from west to east is at 4.30pm.


Adult day visitor - £2.75
Child day visitor (aged 16 years and under) - £1.75

Gives access to the high level walk way, the motor house platform and unlimited crossings on the day of purchase.

Single crossing:
Adult - £1.00
Child - .50p

Return crossing:
Adult - £1.50
Child - £1.00

Children aged 2 years and under travel free.




From either Junction 24 or Junction 28 of the M4 take the A48. This is the new dual carriageway Southern Distributor Road which runs right past the Bridge.

Transporter Bridge location: west side, Usk Way (including visitor centre) - NP20 2JG, east side, Stephenson Street, NP19 0RB

By Car: Parking is normally easy in Stephenson Street on the East side of the river or there is a car park just off the A48 (follow the yellow signs).

Disabled parking is available adjacent to the Bridge and Visitor Centre, which has a disabled-friendly toilet. Parking is free at all these locations.

By Bus: The nearest bus service is Newport Transport No 5A / 5C from the City Centre or no 40 from bus station

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newport station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome