Bristol Airport Informational Guide to Bristol Airport (BRS) - Non Official

Bristol Airport Terminal

Bristol Airport serves Bristol city and is a transport hub of South West England offering direct and connected international flights and few domestic flights within the UK and is able to handle 4 million passengers annually.

Please be aware of the gate number and boarding time of your flight on flight information screens since in Bristol Airport there isn’t any voice advice announcing both boarding and gate closure. 

Present & future

Given the rising passenger numbers, there has been approved a plan to develop the current airport facilities.

Connections within the Terminal

There is a 450 metres walkway in the ground level that connects the terminal to pre-boarding zones (8). 

There is a central walkway in the first level with 4 pre-boarding zones giving service to 6 departure gates. 

Stairs and elevators connect the Mezzanine level with the ground and the first level.

Connections with the Parking zone

There is a 24-hour bus from the terminal to the parking zone. Trip is about 4 to 5 minutes. 


Terminal facilities are divided into 3 levels:

Ground level

This level is split into the Check-in area and a separate area for Domestic and international Arrivals lounge (domestic flights have their own arrivals lounge) with its own baggage claim and security controls.

Services: Immigration / passport control, check-in desks, airlines self-service kiosks (6), ticket desk, baggage reclaims area, out of size baggage, information counter, post box, cash dispensers, bars & restaurants, smoking-allowed areas.

First level

Departure lounges, Fast track security, security check, shopping hall.

Services: Currency exchange, smoking-allowed area, duty free shops, conference facilities, ATMs, services & amenities, special assistance zones, bars & restaurants, games zone.

Access to boarding gates 1 to 7 and gates 23 to 25.


Food & eat, lounges, services & amenities, roof terrace.

Access to gates 8-16.


-Free Wi-Fi connection
-Internet desks
-Information point
-Baby care rooms
-Mobile phone chargers
-Media Centre
-Currency Exchange 
-Cash dispensers
-Baggage Office
-Smoking-allowed area
-Duty Free Shops
-Post box
-Conference facilities
-Changing rooms
-Pay phones
-Games zone 

See more Services here.


AspirePlus Lounge: Mezzanine level. Open from 04:30 to 19:30. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Aspire Lounge: Mezzanine level. Open from 04:00h to 20:30h. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, Internet terminals. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Purchase your pass to Bristol Airport lounges