Bristol Airport is situated just eight miles south of central Bristol, and the journey is approximately 20 minutes long. Direct flights operate to Bristol from over a hundred different countries across the world.
Arrival transfers will not be provided by ITFA. Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get from/to the airport. A taxi between the airport and hotel will cost between £25 - £30.
ITFA will arrange a coach return shuttle service between the hotel and airport on Friday 8th October, subject to delegates sending us their flight information. The times of this service will be sent to you a couple of weeks before the conference.
The Bristol Flyer operates around Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre and is a great way to get you from A to B.
It costs £7 for a single ticket into Bristol City Centre. The Bristol Airport bus station is near the exit and is well signed, so finding the next step of your journey should be no hassle at all.
Bristol Airport by Train
Bristol Airport does not have its own independant train station, but the Flyer bus is a great way to get to nearby stations. Your nearest connections are Bristol Temple Meads (Bristol’s major and interconnecting station in the heart of the city) which takes around 40 minutes on public transport or 25 in a car or taxi.
Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from trainline.com. Booking in advance can save you up to 43% as opposed to booking at the train station, so it’s worth getting your tickets sorted online!
Travel to Bristol by Rail
Bristol Temple Meads is the main railway station, situated approximately 15 minutes' walk from the City Centre and 1 mile from the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel. The 8 and 9 bus services run frequently between Bristol Temple Meads Station and the city centre, Broadmead and Cabot Circus.
CrossCountry trains operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham, the North East, Edinburgh and Penzance. Great Western Railway run regular services to Bristol from London Paddington, Reading, Swindon, Bath, Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, Cardiff, Gloucester and Cheltenham.
Bristol Parkway station is situated to the north of the city, approximately 7 miles from the city centre and can be accessed via First bus no. 73, which runs regularly between Bristol Parkway and the city centre. CrossCountry trains run services to Bristol Parkway from Penzance, Birmingham, the North East and Scotland. Great Western Railway also run services to, through and from Bristol Parkway.
Visit the Great Western Railway website to find out more about travel to Bristol.
All countries within the UK use British Pound Sterling currency (GBP).
The standard electrical plug used in the UK is the British 3-pin plug (13A / 230–240V).