About the Area
Bristol Airport (BRS) is located in North Somerset, approximately 13 kilometers southwest of Bristol’s City Centre.
There are plenty of wonderful things to do near BRS and at the City Centre of Bristol. If you are traveling with kids, Bristol Zoo Gardens will surely fascinate them. You may also head out to the City Museum Art Gallery to see Bristol’s collection of fine arts and prehistoric artifacts.
If shopping is your cup of tea, you may visit the Cabot Circus Shopping Centre and Broadmead Shopping Centre. Both shopping centers offer plenty of chic stores and ultra-hip brands to fulfill your fashion needs. There are also charming cafes and restaurants in the area should you need something to fill you up.
About Bristol Airport
Bristol Airport was ranked as the ninth busiest airport in the United Kingdom last 2018. A year later, it was awarded as the Best Airport in Europe for its category of 5-15 passengers. This award was given based on the passengers’ ratings about different aspects and services offered by the airport.
True enough, Bristol Airport is all about providing the best services to its passengers and visitors. Here you will find all the important facilities that can make for a comfortable and memorable airport experience. It has a great selection of dining and retail options, plus the airport crew are always happy to offer their assistance when needed.
There are two executive lounges in Bristol Airport to help passengers unwind before they fly. The first one is the Aspire Lounge and it is located on the first floor of the Departure Lounge. The other one is AspirePlus Lounge which is also located in the Departure Lounge area, opposite the Cabin Bar.
BRS has an on-site hotel, which is the Hampton by Hilton Bristol Airport, located very close to the terminal and is accessible by walking in the direct walkway. Hampton offers a wide range of services that are all dedicated to relaxation and productivity. Its convenient location makes it a perfect stop to rest and relax before your flight or upon your arrival.
There are a total of 10 ATMs or cash machines that are conveniently located throughout the airport. There are also 3 bureaux de change or currency exchange outlets at the airport. Two are on the ground floor, and another one is located on the mezzanine floor.
A total of five drinking fountains are at Bristol Airport. Two are located in the Departure Lounge area, two are in the Arrivals Area, and another one near the Baggage Reclaim Area.
BRS is open 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week. Most of the stores are not open all the time though. They usually open around an hour before the first flight of the day and close after the last flight has already taken off.
Are there car rental facilities?
Bristol Airport has a Car Rental Centre which is located only a few minutes bus ride from the main terminal. The buses are free for passengers and they leave the terminal every 10 minutes. The Car Rental Centre currently has 9 car rental companies that offer a wide range of car rental services.
This single-runway airport serves more than 8.6M passengers annually. The following are the most popular routes to and from BRS.
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Dublin, Ireland
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- Málaga, Spain
- Palma de Mallorca, Spain