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Bristol Airport (BRS), UK - Guide and Flight Details

Bristol airport location

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Map of Bristol airport showing access roads and location of car parks

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Bristol Airport is located 12Km South West of Bristol, close to the M5, giving good access to the surrounding areas and the South West of England


Accessibility has been described as Very Good (CAA 2019/20), an improvement from the previous year.

To and From the Airport

The Bristol Flyer coach service between Bristol Temple Meads railway station and the airport taking around 30 minutes at a cost of approximately 8 pounds, running every 10 minutes at peak times.
There is a "Flyer" lounge at Temple Meads railway station, from where there are also bus services across the country.

Express Coaches to Bristol Parkway also run every 10 minutes at peak times, at a cost of 10 pounds for the 50 minute journey, from where there are train connections across the country.
National Express bus services connections include Plymouth (from 28 pounds), Exeter (from 18 pounds), Bath (from 14 pounds).

A taxi from the airport to Bristol is likely to cost 15 pounds.


In addition to the short and long stay car parks, the Silver Zone to the south of the airport is suitable for those staying more than 4 days and can be booked in advance.
The Long Stay and Silver Zone have regular transfer buses to pick you up as soon as you park.
The Premier Car park is located close terminal for those who wish to pay to park closer to the terminal, while the Rapid Pick-up area has a covered walkway into the terminal.
A new multistory carpark 3 minutes walk from the terminal opened in 2018.

Terminal Facilities

Bristol airport has 11 bars/restaurants, 11 shops, bureau de change, Internet access points, FREE WiFi Internet access (payment required after 2 hours), an executive lounge with facilities for business and leisure travellers, and a selection of conference and meeting rooms with business and catering facilities available (located in a separate building to the east of the terminal).

The airport has seen a number of expansion projects in recent years, including a terminal building extension and a 450m walkway to a pre-boarding area west of the terminal (resulting in passengers walking instead of being bussed to the plane).

Airport Hotels

A 200 roomed Hampton by Hilton hotel opened in early 2017.

Interesting Facts

Bristol airport has Airport Carbon Accreditation, at the Reduction level.

8.9 million passengers passed through Bristol airport in 2019, a 3% increase from the previous year, making it the 9th busiest in the UK. Passengers dropped to 2.2 million in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic.

Bristol Airports Web site can be accessed Here

Airports Near to Bristol Airport

Bournemouth , UK (91 Km)

Cardiff , UK (43 Km)

Exeter , UK (87 Km)

Gloucestershire , UK (68 Km)

Airlines and Flights from Bristol Airport to Europe

We have 15 regional or flights from Ireland listed Here

Brussels Airlines, flying to: Belgium

EasyJet, flying to: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Jet2, flying to: Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey

KLM, flying to: Netherlands

Lufthansa, flying to: Germany

Ryanair, flying to: Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain

TUI, flying to: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Turkey

Wizz Air, flying to: Poland

Regional Flights, or Flights From Ireland to Bristol Airport

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There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to Bristol Airport:

Belfast International (433 Km)(CO2?)

Cork (402 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus

Dublin (331 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus

Edinburgh (510 Km)(CO2?)

Glasgow (512 Km)(CO2?)

Guernsey (217 Km)(CO2?)
Aurigny Air Services
Blue Islands

Inverness (690 Km)(CO2?)

Ireland West (498 Km)(CO2?)

Isle of Man (327 Km)(CO2?)

Jersey (245 Km)(CO2?)
Blue Islands

Kirkwall (842 Km)(CO2?)
Logan Air

Newcastle (412 Km)(CO2?)

Shetland Islands (949 Km)(CO2?)
Logan Air