Bristol Transport - Rail, Coach and Bus
Bristol airport is easily accessible from the North and South of England via the M5 and from Wales and East of England on the M4 using both private and public transport. Explore the options below to find out which method of getting to Bristol is best for you.
You can often make big savings when you research which method of travel you would like to use and book your tickets online. Transport providers will cut prices to those who book early, so it is definetly worth sorting out all transport to and from Bristol Airport in advance and saves a lot of hassle too!
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Bristol by Car
Travelling to Bristol by car is a great option for most people. If you have your own car there are plenty of cheap airport parking options to choose from. If you have an early morning flight or would rather be closer to the airport the day before your flight the most hassle free option is to book an airport hotel.
This is a reasonably priced option and saves you the hassle of having to get up at the crack of dawn to travel for an early flight! Airport Hotel Shop offers great overnight hotel and long or short stay parking packages to save you money!
Bristol Airport is easily accessible by car from the M5 and M4 into the South, North, and East of England as well as Wales, shown in more detail on the map to the left.
You can find out much more about directions, and view interactive transportation and terminal maps by visiting our Bristol Maps & Directions page.
Bristol Airport by Coach
National Express coaches run all over the UK to Bristol Bus Station. From there you can connect onto the Bristol International Flyer, which is an express link between Bristol railway and bus station.
The 404 and 406 overnight National Express services also go via Bristol International Airport, stopping outside the terminal at 0230 and 0215 daily.
Other services: 121 First service from Weston-Super-Mare.
Bristol Airport by Taxi
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport. There are over 400 taxi companies serving Bristol airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates.
Find cheap airport taxis near you by checking out our Bristol airport Taxi Listings.
The listings include contact details and a description of each company's services to help you book a taxi to suit your needs.
Bristol Airport by Train
Two trains an hour run between London Paddington, Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads usually stopping at Chippenham and Bath Spa stations.
Trains run from Cardiff to Bristol every 30 minutes.
Trains from Exeter and Plymouth to Bristol run every hour.
Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from thetrainline.com. Booking in advance can save you up to 43% as opposed to booking at the train station, so it's worth getting your tickets sorted online today!
Bristol International Flyer
The Bristol International Flyer is the only express coach link between Bristol railway station (Temple Meads) Bristol bus station and Bristol International Airport. There is a Flyer lounge at Temple Meads train station. The journey time is approximately 30 minutes. There is no need to pre-book, simply pay on board.
The service operates every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
For details of timetables and fares call:
Telephone: +44 (0)870 580 8080