How to Reach Bristol, United Kingdom

The Easiest Way to Reach Bristol


  • By air: Bristol airport is the main airport in the city and can be easily reached by taking a flight directly to the city. You can also take a flight to Heathrow Airport, Birmingham International, Gatwick Airport, Stansted Airport and Cardiff International Airport to reach the destination
  • By train: Bristol Temple Meads is the closest station to the city main center and catching a train to the place is fairly easy. You can also take a train to Bristol Parkway and reach the location.
  • By bus: National Express is a good way to get in the city .
  • By car: The M5 and M4 motorways meet near Bristol and the M32 and so travelling by car is also a viable option.


  • On foot: Bristol is a good location to travel on foot as most attractions and tourist spots are close to each other and so it becomes a good exploration journey of the place.
  • By Bike: Bristol has its fair share of Bike paths and can be one of the best ways to explore the city as it is convenient and cost effective.
  • By train: Bristol Temple Meads offers trains going to most tourist attractions in the city and even to neighboring cities. And so is a good plan to travel by the local transport.
  • By bus: City Sightseeing buses are common sight in the place and provide a whole view of the place. Buses are a convenient way to get to know the city better.
  • By boat: Ferry boat runs through most parts of Bristol and is an interesting way to see the city.
  • By car: There are car pool lanes in the area and hence exploring the place with a car is a good idea.
  • By taxi: taxi services like V cars, Bristol Taxis and Yellow Cabs Bristol are available in most places of the destination.

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Modes of Transportation in Bristol

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bristol. The most preferred mode of transport in Bristol is Car.

Average distance: 11.7 km Average time: 27.07 min

  • Car 52.94%
    Driving 25.44 min Walking 1.78 min Waiting 0.56 min Overall average time for 17.41 kms 27.78 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 5.88%
    Bus 40 min Waiting 5 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 7.5 kms 50 min
  • Walking 29.41%
    Walking 21.2 min Overall average time for 2.26 kms 21.2 min
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