A travel hub for South West England, Bristol Airport is located around seven miles from the city centre, near Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset. This commercial airport is popular for domestic and international departures with a number of leading airlines. Easily reached via the A38 Bridgewater Road, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Bristol Airport branch is conveniently located just a few steps from the main terminal building, helping to ensure a smooth start to your holiday.
The gateway to the beautiful West Country, Bristol has an enterprising and maritime history. In the centre, see the impressive Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge, visit the restored wooden S.S. Great Britain or marvel at the exotic and tropical marine displays in Bristol Aquarium, situated near the harbour. Alternatively, The Hippodrome hosts shows and musicals, with occasional performances by London touring companies.
Other local attractions include Bristol Zoo, the Cheddar Gorge or the resort town of Weston-super-Mare, with donkey rides on the beach, a grand pier and the nearby Mendip Hills. With a designated driver, why not visit a local cider factory – or see some gorgeous countryside and venture a little further to Wookey Hole, a fascinating cave system near Wells in Somerset? The Cardiff Millennium Stadium is only 15 miles away over the Severn Bridge; beautiful Monmouth is also nearby. Alternatively, head towards Gloucester and the charming Cotswold Hills to visit Berkeley Castle, which dates back to 1154.
Travellers flying into Bristol Airport will find their car hire transaction straightforward and simple after a long flight. Enterprise customer service staff will be delighted to complete the minimal paperwork as quickly as possible. Save money on prepaid hire with super rental rates for drivers who book in advance online. Customers can rely on clean, freshly prepared cars and an excellent choice of modern, fuel-efficient vehicles to get around the West Country with ease.
There are various reasons why a one-way vehicle hire may suit travelling plans: to save time, to leave the itinerary flexible or to catch a flight back from a different airport. For drivers who are planning to travel one way within the UK, Enterprise can help with one-way rentals at competitive rates from Bristol Airport to most depots covering Britain. Select from the most modern and reliable rental cars available, from compact to economy and full-size saloons and people carriers.
At Bristol Airport, Enterprise offers car rental customers a wide choice of vehicles to suit different needs. For drivers with little luggage, a compact car offers easy parking, while class-A minis are ideal for nipping around town. To venture further or explore the South West, a larger compact or mid-range option is more convenient. Alternatively, families and small groups that need to transport luggage may wish to opt for one of the people carriers to make travel as comfortable as possible.
Motorways and main roads in the Bristol area are especially busy during bank holiday weekends and on Saturdays during the summer months, as travellers head to the South West. The A361 and the A303 may be prone to congestion, so avoid these routes, as well as the M4, M5 and M32 motorways at peak periods. Bristol Temple Meads station is situated in the centre of the city, while Bristol Parkway mainline station lies to the north, near the University of the West of England. In Bristol, there are three Park and Ride sites for motorists’ use, at Shirehampton Portway, Long Ashton and Brislington, with regular connecting buses to the city centre.