Bristol is a thriving modern city with a long history and and fascinating heritage. It is the largest centre of culture, employment and education in the south west of England, lying between Somerset and Gloucestershire and close to Wales and Cardiff.
Most popular attractions include the historic ship ss Great Britain, the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Bristol Cathedral, Bristol Aquarium in Bristol's historic Harbourside area, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, the worldís fifth oldest zoo and Europeís leading interactive science centre AT-Bristol.
Bristol has an outstanding network of free city museums.
Old Down Country Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bristol, and Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is one of the largest and oldest tree collections in the world.
The best way to see Bristol is from a hot air balloon, or you can do a City Sightseeing tour or have a Bristol Ferry Boat tour.
Transportation in Bristol
Bristol has two main railway stations. Bristol Temple Meads is near the centre and has regular high speed trains from Bristol to London Paddington as well as other local and regional services and CrossCountry trains.
Bristol Parkway is located to the north of the city and is mainly served by high speed First Great Western services between Cardiff and London, and CrossCountry services to Birmingham and the North East. There are also scheduled coach links to most major UK cities.
Bristol Public transport consists largely of its bus network. First Bristol operates the main public bus system in Bristol and there are bus stops throughout the city.
Bristol's suburban railway is the Severn Beach Line to Avonmouth and Severn Beach.
Bristol has a number of urban cycle routes, as well as links to National Cycle Network routes to Bath and London, to Gloucester and Wales, and to the south-western peninsula of England as cycling has grown rapidly in the city.
The central part of the city has water-based transport, operated by the Bristol Ferry Boat, Bristol Packet and Number Seven Boat Trips providing leisure and commuter services on the harbour.
You can find Bristol taxi at taxi ranks located at Temple Meads Station and on St Augustine's Parade in the city centre. Taxi transfer in Bristol is the best option to travel if you want to reach your destination quickly and in comfort.
Book your Private Bristol taxi transfer
in advance to any destination with City Airport Taxis and enjoy the private ride!
Bristol Airport (BRS) is located at Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset and about 8 miles south of Bristol city centre. It is the commercial airport serving the city of Bristol and the surrounding area.
How to get from Bristol Airport to Bristol City centre?
The Bristol International Flyer is an express coach from Bristol International Airport to Bristol city centre. As there is no rail connection from the airport to the city, this service and the use of taxi provide the only transportation option from Bristol Airport to Bristol.
Private Bristol Airport transfer to Bristol
costs around GBP 25,00 and takes about 15 minutes.