The Bath and Bristol region is an excellent gateway for holidays further afield.
To the south west are the coastal counties of Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, while over the Severn Bridge to the west lies Wales' capital, Cardiff, just 40 miles away. Northwards takes the traveller to the Cotswolds, eastwards to Oxford and south east to Stonehenge and Salisbury.
Bristol Airport is just a few miles south of the city centre with direct services from over 125 destinations across Europe. Frequent flights to Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt and Dublin make it accessible to hundreds of onward connections across the globe.
Airlines operating at Bristol Airport include Aer Lingus, bmi regional, KLM, Brussels Airlines, Blue Islands, Wizz Air, Aurigny, SAS, easyJet and Ryanair.
Travel to and from Bath and Bristol is quick and easy with regular bus services attending the airport.
For more information about flights to Bristol and travel from the airport go to the Bristol Airport website.
Bristol Temple Meads railway station is the largest rail hub in the west of England, with direct services available from London, Scotland, Wales, Manchester and Birmingham, with Bath Spa station just 12 minutes away.
Both cities are connected to London by a high speed rail link with journey times of under 90 minutes.
For more information about rail travel visit the Great Western Railway website.
Frequent services run from London Victoria coach station, London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport to Bath and Bristol bus stations.
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