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Flights to Bristol

The unofficial capital of the West Country, Bristol is one of England’s most visited cities. Known for its summer festivals, edgy music scene, and Brunel’s astonishing civil engineering projects, Bristol is a city packed with nightlife and culture. Whether you’re planning a city break in one of Britain’s most vibrant cities, or just want a base for exploring the West Country, it’s easy to find great flights to Bristol with Skyscanner.

Airports in Bristol

Bristol Airport (BRS) is the main airport serving Bristol and the surrounding area, and is 8 miles south of the city centre. It’s a main hub for low cost airlines, with Ryanair, Easyjet, and BMI Regional all operating bases here. Before its initiation as a commercial airport, the site was used as an RAF airfield; with the fantastic name Lulsgate Bottom.

Airlines that fly to Bristol

EasyJet is the only airline that flies domestic to Bristol. Blue Islands flies to Bristol from Jersey, and Aurigny Air Services fly from Guernsey. Airlines flying out of Bristol include Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Ryanair, Mistral Air, KLM Cityhopper, Jet2, Helvetic Airways, Flybe, Brussels Airlines, BH Air, Austrain Airlines, Air Malta, and Aer Lingus Regional.

Getting into Bristol

The easiest way to get from the airport to the city centre is with the Airport Flyer Express Link. The journey to the city centre takes around half an hour. The bus service links the airport with Temple Meads railway station and Bristol bus and coach station: perfect for onward travel.

The service operates all day every day: apart from on December 25th. There’s also a reduced timetable on 26th December and 1st January. Adult return tickets cost £11 and are valid for a month. Single tickets cost £7. There are discounts for families (two adults, two children) travelling together and for students.

Taxis are also available outside the terminal. Visit the booking office on arrival and you’ll be quoted a fixed rate and assigned a cab.

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