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Departing every 8 minutes*
The Airport Flyer Express Link is the only bus service linking Bristol Temple Meads railway station, Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bristol Airport.
From Bristol Airport, the service operates a fast and frequent route through Bedminster to Temple Meads station. From there it operates a circular route around the city centre, calling at Old Market (for Cabot Circus), the Bus & Coach Station, Colston Avenue and Victoria Street before returning to Temple Meads and on to the airport.
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The journey time to the city centre is approximately 30 minutes, with services operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*. At peak times, buses depart up to every 8 minutes across the route.
* Please refer to timetable for the first service departing daily at each individual stop.
The route provides frequent and easy access to all city centre hotels such as the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, Doubletree by Hilton, Future Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Du Vin, Ibis Bristol Centre, Ibis Temple Meads Quay, Marriott City Centre Hotel, Mercure Brigstow Hotel, Mercure Holland House, Premier Inn, Radisson Blu Hotel, The Bristol Hotel, The Grand, The Novotel Hotel, Travelodge Central and Travelodge Mitchell Lane - all within a short walking distance of city centre stops.
Destinations beyond the city centre, including Clifton, can be reached easily by connecting with the local bus network, operated by Firstgroup. Through ticketing is available on the Flyer and on local bus services, offering a saving on the price of purchasing your bus ticket separately. Further information on local services can be found via the First Bristol & Avon website
The Airport Flyer Express Link allows easy connections to a vast rail network accessible from Temple Meads railway station, which is served at 8 minute intervals during peak times. From Temple Meads there are frequent train services to Bath, the West Country and further locations such as London and South Wales. More >>
Train tickets to most UK railway stations as well as the Airport Flyer Express Link can be purchased from the rail ticket machine located within the arrivals concourse at Bristol Airport.
Local bus and National Express coach connections are also available from Marlborough Street bus station. More >>
Please note: All National Express coach through tickets need to be collected prior to your date of travel, as there is currently no facility at Bristol Airport. Rail tickets can be collected from the Fast ticket machine located in the arrivals concourse at the Airport.
The Airport Express does not operate on Christmas Day and a limited timetable applies on Boxing Day and New Years Day.
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