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Bristol Airport

General information

Bristol Airport is an international airport in the west of England, close to the border with Wales. The airport is mainly used by easyJet, Jet2, Ryanair and TUI Airways. From Bristol Airport, the city centre of Bristol and Bath can be reached by bus and taxi. Hampton by Hilton Bristol Airport is an excellent hotel within walking distance of the terminal.


Where is Bristol Airport situated?

Bristol Airport is located southwest of Bristol in the county of Somerset. The location of Bristol Airport is not optimal, after junction 19 (from the north) and junction 21 (from the south) of the M5 motorway it is a further 25 minutes drive to the airport. The location in relation to Bristol is good.

How many terminals does Bristol Airport have?

The airport has one terminal consisting of three floors. On the ground floor you will find check-in desks 1 to 50 on the left and Arrivals on the right. You can reach the security check and boarding gates via the first floor.

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 14 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Bristol.

From BRS Airport to Bristol City centre by Car
14 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
14 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, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), 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
  • Jet2
  • Ryanair
  • TUI Airways
  • KLM


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.


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.


Cleeves Cottage, Bristol

Set in Bristol, 13 km from Ashton Court, Cleeves Cottage features free WiFi and garden views. All units come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and bath.


The Cottage, Bristol

Located 11 km from Ashton Court, The Cottage provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. Bristol Temple Meads Station is 12 km from the bed and breakfast, while Bristol Cathedral is 13 km away.

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!


Bristol: Urban Axe Throwing Experience

Take axe throwing out of the woodlands and into the city with this axe throwing experience in Bristol. Learn how to throw an axe from professional instructors and hit some targets.


Bristol: Bansky & Street Art City Exploration Game

Embark on a quest to discover the impressive street art of Bristol. Solve clues and unlock stories on your phone, as you discover pieces like Banksy's Well Hung Lover, the Drake House, and many more.

Tour & transport

Gloucester and Lacock Harry Potter Day Tour

Enjoy a guided day tour of Harry Potter film locations in the picturesque Lacock village and historic Gloucester, including Hogwarts classrooms and Godric’s Hollow.


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Latest airport review

3 hours ago

From the first control until the boarding area you feel agressed!
A few more smiles and a little bit more of diplomacy would be appreciated.

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