Voted the best place to live in the UK, Bristol has great spots to spend time before your flight, including galleries, great parks and good travel links from London and beyond. Our Bristol Airport hotels are ideally located to help you get the most out of Bristol City Centre and Bath, while still being conveniently close to Bristol Airport. Flights depart from Bristol Airport to the whole of Europe and as far as Cancún in Mexico.
Hotels near Bristol Airport
Bristol Sidcot (A38)
Bristol City Centre (Haymarket)
Bristol City Centre (King Street)
Bristol East (Emersons Green)
Airport parking is hassle-free when you book through our partners at Holiday Extras. Add airport parking after your hotel booking and wake up ready to enjoy your flight, with your car parking completely taken care of.
Start your trip in VIP style and enjoy comfy seats, internet access, complimentary food & drink and more at an airport lounge before you take off. Add an airport lounge after your hotel booking easily with our partners, Holiday Extras.
Zoom through passport control and security with a fast track pass. Add a fast track pass after your hotel booking with our partner, Holiday Extras, and you’ll move to the priority lane – spend less time queuing and more time relaxing before your flight.
Hotels closest to Bristol Airport
Our closest hotels to Bristol Airport are our Premier Inn Bristol South and Bristol Sidcot (A38) hotels, which are both about a 15-minute drive or 25 minutes on the A4 Air Decker and Falcon shuttle buses.
Our next closest hotels are our Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (King Street) and Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (Haymarket) hotels. Our Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (King Street) hotel is about eight miles away from the airport and a 20-minute drive or a 30-minute journey on the Falcon route shuttle bus. Our Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (Haymarket) hotel is about nine miles from the airport, about a 20-minute drive or 35 minutes on the Falcon bus route.
Our other hotels near Bristol Airport are on the quieter outskirts of the city, but with great links to both Bristol City Centre and Bristol Airport. Our Premier Inn Bristol Filton hotel is close to Bristol Zoo and our Premier Inn Bristol East (Emersons Green) is just a short drive away from Bath.
Getting to Bristol Airport
Our Bristol Airport hotels make getting to the airport so much easier. Getting to Bristol Airport is simple, whether you’re travelling from London or elsewhere across the UK.
Bristol Airport is close to the M5, M4 and A4. If you’re travelling from the north leave the M5 at Junction 18 and take the A4. From the south, leave the M5 at Junction 22 and join the A370. From the east take Junction 20 on the M4 and join the M5, exit at Junction 18 and take the A4.
A full range of airport parking both on and off-site is available to add to your Premier Inn hotel booking through our partners at Holiday Extras.
Bristol Temple Meads station is just eight miles from Bristol Airport, with A2 shuttle buses to take you between the stations. Trains go direct to London Paddington, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Plymouth and Taunton. There are also trains direct to London and other destinations from Bristol City Centre and Bath Spa, both conveniently close to Bristol Airport.
National Express coaches run across the UK to Bristol Bus Station, with direct connections via the A2 shuttle bus. There are plenty of shuttle buses in the area around Bristol Airport, Air Connect services run from Bristol, Bath Bus Company services run from Bath, Falcon services run from Exeter, Plymouth and Taunton and HCT Route 54 runs from Clevedon.
What to do before and after your flight at Bristol Airport
There’s lots of things to do in Bristol if you have time. Whether you fancy shopping, finding a place to eat in Bristol or seeing the sights, there’s so many places to relax and unwind before or after your flight.
All our Bristol Airport hotels have on-site restaurants or restaurants nearby. Our restaurants serve the Premier Inn Breakfast, an all-you-can-eat selection of delicious bacon, sausages, eggs, black pudding and much more, as well as lunches and dinners to help you prepare for your flights.
Bristol was voted the best place to live in the UK for a reason. If you’re looking for a great day out before your flight, take a trip to the We The Curious science centre on Bristol’s harbourside and enjoy a fully interactive exhibition and 3D planetarium. Bristol has great spaces for walks like Eastville Park, Ashton Court and mesmerising views of the city from Brandon Hill. You’ll find designer brands and high street retail outlets at Cabot Circus shopping centre in the heart of town, with more independent and artistic shops at Stokes Croft. Find all the best places to see in our guide to Bristol.
If you need to buy any last-minute must-haves for your flight, or you want to take a look through the duty-free deals, Bristol Airport has a range of shops including top beauty labels and high street fashion names. Most shops can be found after passing through security, including its World Duty Free lines.
Bristol Airport has free Wi-Fi for up to two hours and plug sockets throughout its main terminal. If you’re willing to pay a little extra, you can relax in an airport lounge after booking with us, thanks to our friends at Holiday Extras. The Aspire airport lounge offers unlimited Wi-Fi, complimentary food and drinks and comfy armchairs.
Hotels near Bristol Airport with parking
Most of our Bristol Airport hotels either have chargeable 24hr parking or free on-site parking during your stay. Longer term airport parking is available through our partners, Holiday Extras, after booking your hotel. Please check your hotel page before booking or contact your hotel directly to confirm parking arrangements and check availability at the time of your booking.
Bristol Sidcot (A38) hotel
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 50 spaces in total for guests. A charge of £3 per day is added if your car is parked while you’re away from the hotel.
Bristol South hotel
Free parking is available at the shared retail park next to the hotel, with 250 spaces in total for guests.
Bristol City Centre (Haymarket) hotel
Chargeable parking is available next to the hotel, managed by YourParkingSpace with a total of 53 spaces. Parking costs £15 per day and can be paid for through the YourParkingSpace kiosk or app. There’s a height restriction of 1.9m at this car park.
Bristol City Centre (King Street) hotel
While there’s no on-site parking at this hotel, chargeable parking is available nearby at NCP Queen Charlotte St. Guests at our hotels can claim a 25% discount off the price, with a charge of around £18 per day. To claim the discount, please get your ticket validated at reception before you leave the car park. There is a height restriction of 1.9m at this car park.
Bristol Filton hotel
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 100 spaces in total for guests.
Bristol East (Emersons Green) hotel
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 120 spaces in total for guests.
Is Bristol Airport open 24 hours?
Bristol Airport is open all night, along with a number of shops.
Can I stay overnight at Bristol Airport
There are no designated sleeping areas at Bristol Airport. Bristol Airport is relatively small, so there are fewer chairs and while they’re fine when you’re waiting for a flight, they’re quite uncomfortable for sleeping on. If you need somewhere to stay after a long flight or you need to make an early flight in time, we recommend booking at our Bristol Sidcot (A38) hotel instead for rooms at great-value prices and a super comfy bed to sleep on, only a 15-minute drive or taxi from the airport.
Do your Bristol Airport hotels have a free shuttle to Bristol Airport?
There are no free shuttle services, but regular Air Connect and Falcon shuttle buses runs from our Bristol Airport hotels to Bristol Airport throughout the day, with a journey time of between 10-30 minutes. Single tickets cost between £6.50 to £14 for an adult single.
How far are Premier Inn hotels from Bristol Airport?
Our Premier Inn Bristol South and Bristol Sidcot (A38) hotels are about nine miles from Bristol Airport, around a 15-minute drive or 25 minutes on the A4 Air Decker and Falcon shuttle buses.
Are buses around Bristol Airport free?
There are no free shuttle services, but regular Air Connect and Falcon shuttle buses runs from our Bristol Airport hotels to Bristol Airport regularly throughout the day, with a journey time of between 10-30 minutes. Single tickets cost between £6.50 to £14 for an adult single.
How many terminals are there at Bristol Airport?
Bristol Airport has just the one terminal, though it’s a modern building made up of two floors, multiple passenger piers and six departure gates.