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Cheap round-trip flights to Bristol

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Why You Should Take a Flight to Bristol

Edgy, vibrant and diverse, Bristol is a city with a rich history and a bright future. It is an outstanding destination in its own right, but also serves as a gateway to the delights of the English West Country. The city bears the stamp of both the Victorian engineering genius, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and Banksy, the revered street artist.

When to Book Flights to Bristol

The summer months are the most popular time go visit Bristol and are ideal for exploring this fascinating city and the surrounding countryside. There are festivals throughout the summer, with July hosting the largest free Pride event in the country, the St Paul’s Carnival, celebrating Bristol’s Afro Caribbean heritage, and the Bristol Harbour Festival. Spring and autumn are pleasant times to visit, and during the winter there is still much to enjoy.

How to Find the Best Flight Deals to Bristol

There are plenty of ways to find a cheap flight to Bristol when you book with Expedia. Flexibility is key to getting the best deal. There are flights to Bristol from several UK cities, and using the ‘Nearby airports’ option can find good deals from alternative departure points. The ‘Show flexible dates’ option allows you to check the price of fights to Bristol on different days of the week. You can filter results by departure time, airline and other criteria using the show options drop down and the buttons on the left of the search results.

UK Departures to Bristol

Optimal flight times from UK cities to Bristol include:

Main Airports in Bristol

Bristol Airport is the ninth busiest in the UK, with more than 8 million passengers a year and flights to destinations across Europe. It is seven miles southwest of the city centre. There are several bus services into Bristol and car hire facilities at the airport, along with shops, bars and lounges.

Which Airlines Fly to Bristol?

Most domestic flights to Bristol are operated by easyJet, but British Midland Regional has flights from Aberdeen.

How to Get to and Around Bristol

From the airport there are connecting buses to Bristol’s train stations and the city.

Bristol is quite hilly, but can be explored on foot or by bike, but if you’d prefer there are several bus routes around the city. Day passes for buses are available. It is also possible to see the city by boat, and there are ferries linking destinations on the docks. Driving can be difficult in the winding streets of Bristol, and parking is hard to come by, but hiring a car is a great way to explore the surrounding area.

What Are the Must-sees In Bristol?

The iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge spans the Avon gorge west of the city. It is a marvel of Victorian engineering and took 28 years to build. Its designer Isambard Kingdom Brunel died before it was completed in 1864. Cars pay a toll to cross it, and there is a visitor centre nearby.

Another Brunel creation, the mighty SS Great Britain, is on display at the docks. The huge transatlantic steamship was salvaged from the Falkland Islands in 1970 and has been restored.

Nearby is the impressive M Shed museum, which tells the story of Bristol and its people. There are exhibits focusing on the slave trade, which had a huge impact on the city, and more modern influences, such as its hip music scene.

Tips and Tricks for Travelling in Bristol

You are in the West Country so be sure to try some local cider in one of Bristol’s pubs. Bristol also has incredible street art, thanks to Banksy, so keep your eyes open for murals, especially in Stokes Croft.


Reviews from verified customers

Mar 3, 2019

Very good

Feb 25, 2019

A short flight on a pretty basic plane. Surprisingly good legroom.

Feb 20, 2019

Was good no waiting around and clear instruction no.

Feb 11, 2019

This was a good start to my day, just a pity that didn't continue onto the vehicle hire as replied to separately.

Jan 22, 2019

I’ve changed my mind on Ryan air I’ll use them again. I would like to think they enforced the on board bag policy though. I paid to put my bag in the hold but at least one person took a bigger bag on the aircraft.

Dec 23, 2018

Efficient, well organised staff, on time, reasonable costs, comfortable seats with plenty of space, especially legroom...

Nov 30, 2018

Long wait on the bus standing after being checked through otherwise great

Nov 11, 2018

Smooth take off journey and landing

Nov 2, 2018

Easy Jet rules! 👍

Oct 15, 2018

Love that you can check in at the desk on arrival rather than having to do it on-line beforehand. Thank you