Your gateway to the world since 1949
Formerly known as Bristol Lulsgate Airport when it served as a runway for post-war airlines back in 1949, this airport has since spent £24 million on enhancing holidaymakers’ experience.
Big on charity, Bristol Airport has in fact raised over £276,000 over the years. Selecting one lucky charity a year, this generous airport dedicates time and resources into raising money for the Children’s Hospice South West.
They even support local community projects such as The Bristol Airport Environmental Improvement Fund which helps improve surrounding areas.
Taking on 90 destinations
Once named the most punctual airport in the world, measuring on-time flight performance, you can relax knowing you’re in expert hands flying to over 90 holiday hotspots.
Whether you fancy an All Inclusive week away or are searching for a cheap holiday from Bristol Airport, your favourite airlines are ready and waiting to take you there.
Head to sun soaked beaches with TUI or let First Choice take you to the year-round sun of the Canary Islands. Working with over 50 tour operators, you’re provided with an endless amount of choice at this thriving airport.
Making the most of your airport facilities
Enjoy peace of mind knowing your pre-boarding experience will be relaxing, stress-free and fun! After all, you’re saving 20% on your favourite high street brands, sampling tasty dishes and enjoying a cocktail or two.
Shop for all your favourite perfumes and beauty products in World Duty Free, get the latest accessories in Accessorize and a trendy pair of Nike trainers waiting for you in JD Sports. With the Reserve & Collect service you can shop as much as you like and just pick up your goodies on your return home.
Enjoy fine wines, beers, fast food feasts or carefully crafted menus with eight eateries to choose from, you’ll be heading to your boarding gate before you know it.
You’ll only find top-notch facilities in this friendly airport. Forgot to change your money? Head to the bureaux de change offering 80 currencies at competitive rates.
Searching for some peace and quiet is the least of your worries with two Aspire Lounge’s at your disposal. That lengthy two-hour wait will feel like minutes when you delve into that book you just purchased from WH Smiths or check those last minute emails using the unlimited Wi-Fi.
It’s a haven for relaxation, with complimentary soft and alcoholic drinks, tempting treats and snacks, newspapers and magazines.
A seamless journey to Bristol Airport
This helpful airport is only 10 minutes away from Bristol city centre, making it ideal for all transport links.
Well situated just off the M5 and M4, just follow the sat-nav to postcode BS48 3DY. Don’t worry if your sat-nav goes on the blink, the airport will be well signposted and they’ll be several parking options upon your arrival.
It’s just a short shuttle bus ride to the airport from the Long Stay and the Silver Zone car parking service. For those who prefer to be moments away from the check-in desks, opt for the Meet and Greet and Short Stay facilities.
If you haven’t had time to think about parking thanks to your last minute holiday from Bristol Airport, grab a taxi with Arrow Cars. It’s easy enough it jump in a taxi on the way back too, their onsite taxi and mini bus service is located at the arrivals section of the airport.
Getting the train is one of the easiest ways to access the airport grounds, people from all over the country can make their way to Bristol Temple Meads railway station which is 12 kilometres from the airport.
Find the Airport Flyer Express leaving every 10 minutes from the station and then dropping you right outside the terminal doors. This service will also be waiting for you upon your return and runs 24 hours a day.
Working with coach operators such as National Express, Bath Bus Company, Falcon Service and A2 service, getting a bus or coach to the airport is one of the most convenient ways to start your holidays from Bristol Airport.
Rest your head after a long flight
A stay at the Hampton by Hilton will see you just 250 metres from the terminal.
Skip the rush to get down to Bristol and relax knowing you have comfortable air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, fitness centre, bar and restaurant all waiting to get you in the holiday spirit, or simply providing you with the perfect space to rest after a long flight.
If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, there’s local accommodation just two minutes away from the airport to suit all budgets and personalities. Don’t forget to head into the city centre and check out the local delights, let the holiday fun begin!