Trains to Bristol Airport

Getting a train to Bristol Airport is simple, with excellent links from the Bristol Temple Mead Station, and so across Somerset and Gloucestershire.

How to get to Bristol Airport by train

To get to Bristol Airport by train, you first need to travel to Bristol Temple Meads, the train station in the heart of Bristol. There is no Bristol Airport train station, so from Temple Meads need to get the Airport Flyer Express bus service.

The bus takes around 30 minutes and departs every 10 minutes. It runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Although Bristol doesn’t have its own station, this process is very convenient. For this reason, many choose to get a train to Bristol Airport over driving.

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Top routes to Bristol Airport

Birmingham New Street to London Euston 1h 26mins £16
Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston 2h 20mins £25
Preston to London Euston 2h 12mins £32
Crewe to London Euston 1h 40mins £17

What to do at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport has plenty on offer as you wait for your flight. The first option is to do some shopping.

Whether it’s fresh clothing from JD Sports or late travel essentials at Boots, you're covered for any late additions to your carry-on luggage. There’s also The Bookshop for any late holiday reads.

From a flat white at Starbucks to a hearty baguette from Upper Crust, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to food. There’s also a Frankie & Benny’s for those who want more of a sit-down meal.

If you like to enjoy a drink before your flight there are plenty of pubs at Bristol Airport. These include the likes of Cabin Bar, Brunel, and Brigg & Stow. Perfect for a classic “airport pint” before taking off.

Furthermore, Bristol offers some exceptional airport lounges. These include The Escape Lounge for families and the more premium 1903 Lounge, an adult-only space with complimentary drinks, plush seating, and great food.

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Ways to save on your train ticket to Bristol Airport

If you’re looking to save some extra money on your train ticket to Bristol Airport, here’s how you do it.

First, set up Priority Ticket Alerts. This is our way of letting you know when we've released our very cheapest tickets, and are usually released 12 weeks in advance for weekdays and 8 weeks for weekends.

Next, if you’re able to be flexible with your journey time (and your flight time allows it), travel off-peak. This means travelling between 10:30 and 14:30 or after 20:00 in the midweek, or any time on Friday or the weekend.

For those of you looking to book tickets as a family, you need to check out our Family Tickets page. This tells you everything you need to know about child tickets and Family Railcards.

The bus service runs 24/7, but there will be times when it is delayed or busy. So we advise giving yourself plenty of time to get your spot.

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Get the app

If you want the freedom to pick your own seat, keep in tune with train times and generally make your life easier when travelling by train, download the Avanti West Coast App.

If you download, you get plenty of special benefits. This includes making changes to your route, tracking your train live as it runs along, and buying tickets with your payment method of choice. The app also allows you to store all your tickets in one place, all with no booking fees.

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