Renting a car at Bristol BRS Airport is an easy matter. You can easily and conveniently reserve your desired rental car online from home via Driveboo.com and then only have to pick it up at the counter of the respective car rental company at the airport. Enjoy the freedom and the evergreen, rural area of Bristol and southwest England with a rental car!
There are eight national car rental companies on site at Bristol Airport, all within walking distance of the terminal building.
Bristol Airport has connections to several national and European cities and holiday destinations, including Dublin, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lanzarote and Palma. The largest local companies are easyJet and Ryanair. Since November 2007 Bristol is also one of the bases of Ryanair. Long-haul flights are currently not offered.
Bristol Airport has a terminal with 50 check-in desks and a total of 18 boarding gates, which have not yet been equipped with passenger boarding bridges. There are also the usual service and retail facilities.
Bristol is the unofficial capital of the West of England. Famous for its maritime history, it also offers a wide and varied range of attractions, hotels, bars and events. Bristol occupies fourth place in England's most visited holiday destinations, and the best time to visit is in summer when major festivals are held in the city.
Although often overlooked as a tourist destination, Bristol has much to offer and is an excellent starting point for exploring the "West Country", with relatively inexpensive accommodation compared to some of the "tourist traps" such as the nearby Bath and a huge selection of bars, restaurants and shops. It is one of the most culturally vibrant cities in England and hosts a variety of fine arts, theatre, specialty shops and live music.
The airport is located about 11 km southwest of downtown Bristol on the A38 motorway and can also be reached via the nearby Motorway M5. From the airport there is a direct connection to the city centre of Bristol by bus A1 and A2, operated by First, with a stop at Bristol Temple Meads station. The A4' Air Decker' line operated by Bath Bus Company connects the airport to the southern suburbs of Bristol, Keynsham and Bath. Since 2016, Stagecoach South West has operated a regular bus service from the airport to Bristol, Bridgwater, Taunton, Exeter and Plymouth.
Whatever the reason for your flight, the Aspire Lounge and AspirePlus Lounge are the perfect place to relax before taking off. Both lounges offer an oasis of peace and relaxation, with complimentary soft drinks, wines, beers and spirits. There is a selection of tempting delicacies and snacks (menus vary between lounges), as well as free Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines.