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Bristol Airport

General information

Bristol Airport is located in the west of England, close to the border with Wales. The busiest air route is the scheduled service to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (easyJet and KLM).


Where is Bristol Airport situated?

Bristol Airport is located southwest of Bristol in the Somerset province. The location of Bristol Airport is not really ideal because there are no motorways close to the airport. The nearest motorway is the M5 at about 15 kilometres/9.7 miles from the airport. To reach Bristol Airport from the M5, take exit 18 if coming from the north and exit 22 if coming from the south. The journey from both of the exits will take at least half an hour before you reach the airport.

From Bristol, the travel time is about 20 minutes driving via A370 and A38.

How many terminals does Bristol Airport have?

The busy airport has only one terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Bristol Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.

Airport Distance
Cardiff Airport 43km
Exeter Airport 87km
Southampton Airport 106km
Birmingham Airport 136km
London Heathrow Airport 157km
London Luton Airport 171km
London Gatwick Airport 178km
East Midlands Airport 186km
London City Airport 192km



The distance from Bristol Airport to the centre of Bristol is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Bristol.

From BRS Airport to Bristol City centre by Car
13 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Bristol Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bristol Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bristol is about £ 30.-. Book your taxi at Bristol Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BRS Airport to Bristol City centre by Taxi
13 km
25 min
£ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Bristol Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, Budget, Sixt, Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Bristol Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bristol Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bristol Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bristol Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Bristol Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Bristol Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • easyJet
  • TUI Airways
  • Ryanair
  • KLM
  • Brussels Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bristol Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Forge Accommodation, Lulsgate Bottom

Forge Accommodation is just 100 metres from Bristol International Airport and offers transfers to and from the airport. The Forge provides en suite accommodation with TVs and free Wi-Fi.


Hampton By Hilton Bristol Airport, Redhill

Hampton By Hilton Bristol Airport is offering accommodation in Redhill. Featuring a fitness centre, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi.

Hotels in Bristol

Looking for the best hotels in Bristol? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Brooks Guesthouse Bristol, Bristol

The Brooks Guesthouse Bristol is a 2-minute walk from the O2 Arena and the Bristol Hippodrome. This boutique hotel offers luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and a bar.


ibis Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol

Ibis Bristol Temple Meads is just 5 minutes' walk from Temple Meads Railway Station. Located in the Temple Quay area, the modern hotel has a stylish bar and restaurant. Ibis Bristol is a 10-minute walk from Cabot Circus and Broadmead shopping areas.


Holiday Inn Express Bristol City Centre, an IHG Hotel, Bristol

Located directly opposite Temple Meads Railway Station, the Holiday Inn Express Bristol City Centre is 30 minutes' drive from Bristol International Airport.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bristol Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Aerospace Bristol Entrance Ticket

Discover incredible aeroplanes, helicopters, missiles, engines and space technology, get hands-on with fun activities, and board the last Concorde to ever fly.


Bristol: Tootbus Bristol Discovery Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Hop and off on this open-top bus tour of Bristol's major attractions. Enjoy 14 stops along the route and hop off to explore the many parks, attractions, restaurants and family-friendly venues.

Tour & transport

Bristol: Clifton Suspension Bridge Vaults Experiences

Explore inside the vaulted chambers that were discovered just 20 years ago at Clifton Suspension Bridge. Choose from our 'Hard Hat' guided tours or family-friendly 'Vaults Visit'.


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