Bristol Airport Trains

Bristol Airport Trains

Bristol Airport trainsThere is no railway station at Bristol International Airport and the nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads which is approximately seven miles away. The Bristol International Flyer express coach service connects you from Bristol Temple Meads to the airport every 15 minutes at peak times. Ticket prices are around £6.00 for an adult single (£9.00 return) and £5.00 for a child single (£7.00 return).

Services operating from here include First Great Western Trains to Portsmouth Harbour, Cardiff to Weymouth, Cheltenham to Taunton and the Severn Beach Line: South West Trains from London Waterloo to Bristol and Virgin Trains Cross-Country Route and Newcastle to Cardiff.

If you click on the links to the railway operators you can obtain more details on fares and timetables

You can purchase combination tickets to Bristol International Airport either:

1. Online at or
2. By contacting your local train operator (see below)
3. Over the counter at any station ticket office

Trains at Bristol Airport

Bristol Templemeads StationThe platforms at Bristol Templemeads are arranged in pairs, with odd-numbered ones located at the east end, and even-numbered at the west end.

Platforms 1-4 are located on the main concourse; platforms 1 and 2 are bay platforms. The other platforms are on three islands containing platforms 5-8, 9-12, and 13 and 15 respectively.

Platform 1 is most frequently used for services on the Severn Beach Line, but also sees trains en route from Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central.

Occasionally Virgin Voyagers are allocated to this platform on southbound Cross-Country services and for the start of the following northbound journey.

Platform 3 is generally used for services heading north via Bristol Parkway and but trains heading south.

Platform 5 is used for trains heading south towards Weston and services to Avonmouth

First Great Western Tel: 08457 000125

Virgin Trains Tel: 08457 222333

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