Bristol Airport Information (BRS)

Bristol International Airport (BRS) keeps a busy schedule, handling more than one million passengers each year. The airport is the largest in the southwest of England and is located around eight miles outside of Bristol city centre.

Lulsgate Bottom, Bristol, North Somerset
South West Airports Ltd
Time Zone
051°22'58"N 002°43'09"W

The single passenger terminal caters for both domestic and international passengers. The airport serves more than 50 international destinations, including cites across Europe and Africa. A large percentage of flights from Bristol International Airport are operated by budget airlines such as Go and Easyjet.

The airport is well designed and boasts an excellent range of facilities for passengers. A bay of 31 check-in gates ensures speedy processing and eight departure gates are within easy walking distance from the security check-point.

The three storey terminal has a bureau de change counter, post office, ATMs and a baby changing room. Passengers wishing to refuel before boarding can choose from a selection of caf�s and restaurants. A duty-free shopping area and a handful of small outlets provide an opportunity for some last minute shopping.

A host of business services can be found at the comprehensive Media Centre, including a conference room and two executive lounges. Both lounges offer telephone, fax and internet services, as well as complimentary refreshments.

Three bus services provide transport between the airport and Bristol city centre, and National Express operates a coach service to a number of other destinations. The airport lacks a railway station, but the Bristol International Flyer bus shuttles passengers to Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station every 20 minutes. There is also a taxi rank outside the Arrivals area.

Bristol International Airport is a gateway not only to the city of Bristol, but to the entire area of south west England known as the West Country.


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