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How to get a ride from Bristol Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Bristol Airport tips
Bristol Airport left luggage
The luggage storage facility at Bristol Airport charges a fee payable only in cash. Passengers should visit the Information Point in the main check-in area to ask about process.
Bristol Airport currency exchange
There are 3 bureau de change offices at Bristol Airport, where passengers can exchange money or collect pre-ordered currency. In addition, 10 ATMs dispense both euros and sterling.
Bristol Airport parking
Bristol Airport has several car park options, including choices for express dropoff, meet and greet, short-stay, long-stay, and a multistory car park with covered parking spaces.
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Bristol Airport visitor information
Bristol Airport started as a World War II airfield before developing into the busiest airport in the southwest of the UK. Today it welcomes more than 8 million passengers through its doors every year. Bristol Airport is situated about 14 kilometers (9 miles) southwest of Bristol city center, making it a convenient 20-minute Uber trip away. Bristol Airport is also ideally located for travelers continuing on to nearby areas such as the Cotswolds and Devon.
Bristol Airport terminals
Bristol Airport has a single terminal that handles all international and domestic flights. Bristol Airport departures are located on the first floor, while arrivals are located on the ground floor. The following airlines fly from the terminal:
- Aer Lingus
- Air Malta
- Blue Islands
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Thomas Cook
- Wizz Air
Bristol Airport restaurants
Hungry travelers will find plenty on offer at Bristol Airport, whether you’re looking to grab a snack or a sit-down meal. After security, the departures lounge hosts food outlets offering full meals, soups, sandwiches, salads, burritos, burgers, cakes, snacks, and hot and cold drinks. Passengers can also visit a selection of pubs and bars offering beers, wines, and spirits. The public zone before security offers a few places to eat as well, but the options are slightly more limited.
Bristol Airport shops
The shops at Bristol Airport are open from the first flight of the day, offering passengers a wide variety of shopping options, whether you want to indulge in some serious retail therapy or just pick up some last-minute travel items. A duty-free area offers perfume, aftershave, beauty products, sunglasses, confectionary, and spirits at low prices. Throughout the rest of the airport, passengers can find shops selling clothes, sports fashion, tech items, books, and pharmaceutical goods.
Bristol Airport lounge areas
Bristol Airport offers 2 lounges for travelers who would like to relax or work away from the busy environment of the terminal. One lounge caters to adults and families, and one is exclusively for adults. Both lounges offer snacks; hot and cold drinks; beers, wines, and spirits; wifi; and newspapers and magazines.
Services at BRS
The variety of services for passengers at Bristol Airport includes a reserve-and-collect shopping service to pick up items in a hurry, and a fast-track security service to skip the queues. Special assistance is offered to people with reduced mobility, as well as those with hidden disabilities including dementia and autism.
Bristol Airport hotels
Bristol Airport has one hotel located on-site, which is a short walk from the terminal building by a direct walkway. More hotels are located on the main A38 route from the airport to Bristol, suitable for a variety of budgets. The city center offers a huge variety of accommodation options for those who have time to spend making their way to the airport.
Points of interest near Bristol Airport
Once a booming industrial port town, Bristol has reinvented itself as a city of innovation and creativity. Set amid the West Country hills, Bristol is known for its street art scene and cultural attractions. Among the many interesting things to see and do are these:
- Bristol Cathedral
- Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
- Brunel’s SS Great Britain
- Clifton Suspension Bridge
- M Shed
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