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Bristol Airport at night
Image credit: Bristol Airport
Bristol Airport runway Image credit: Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is a 20-minute drive from Bristol city centre. From Bristol Airport, you can travel to over 100 destinations across throughout the UK, Europe, the US, Canada and Africa. ​Destinations include Amsterdam, Paris, Cancún, and Orlando. Heathrow Airport is also less than two hours away.

Besides its excellent airport connections, Bristol features the UK’s most central deep-sea port, with 67% of the UK population within 250 kilometres of it.

Bath train station Image credit: Visit Bath
Across the UK

The region has excellent links with the rest of the UK:

  • London Paddington is 79 minutes away by train. Trains to London run every 15 minutes.
  • 85% of the UK is within a 4.5-hour drive.
  • Fast train connections to Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, the South West and beyond.
  • Bristol Airport flies to key destinations across the UK and Ireland including Belfast, Glasgow and Dublin.
Bus on Milsom Street in Bath
Within the region

Bristol and Bath are connected by an 11-minute train journey.

The two cities are also easy to get around by walking or cycling, and are linked by the Bristol and Bath Railway Path, a 13-mile off-road path.