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Bristol Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

Passengers arriving at the airport will find a booking desk ready to take their taxi booking. The clerk gives passengers a fixed price for their journey and allocates a driver and taxi to the passenger. There is rarely any waiting time involved, since the official airport taxi operator Checker Cars have a large fleet ready and waiting outside the terminal building. Passengers can make a payment by debit or credit card at the booking desk in the terminal or pay their driver directly by cash at the end of their journey.

Depending on the time of day, Bristol Airport taxis cover the 8 miles to the city in around 15 to 30 minutes.

In the city taxis can be found outside the two main train stations Bristol Temple Mead and Bristol Parkway as well as in close proximity to major hotels in the city center. Hotel receptions are happy to assist with reservations.

Bristol is built alongside the River Avon and also boasts a short coastline on the Severn Estuary, which runs into the Bristol Channel. The city borders on the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire, and is also situated in close proximity to the historic cities of Bath Spa to the south east and Gloucester to the north. Blessed with a huge number of tourist attractions such as the Harbourside area, Bristol Hippodrome theater, Bristol Zoo and Gardens, the Redgrave Theater at Clifton College and plays host to some important international events such as the Hot Air Ballooning Fiesta and national events like the Foodies Festivals, which this took place between 13th and 15th July 2012 this year.

The city's principal theater company has a worldwide reputation for its outstanding work: the Bristol Old Vic Theater was founded in 1946 as an offshoot of the Old Vic theater company in London.

A short taxi ride into the city takes passengers to the theater at its premises on King Street. The famous theater consist of the 1766 Theater Royal, which has 607 seats, a modern studio theater called the New Vic with 150 seats and there are also a foyer and bar area in the adjacent Coopers Hall, which dates back to 1743. The Theater Royal is a grade I listed building and as the oldest continuously operating theater in England has been entertaining theater goers since the city's most affluent times in the 18th century.

Enthusiasts of art, history and heritage won't miss out either. Bristol’s City Museum not only runs three well preserved historic houses, namely the Tudor Red Lodge, the Georgian House, and Blaise Castle House, it also houses a splendid collection of natural history exhibits, archaeological finds from the Roman digs in the area, local glassware, Chinese ceramics and art.

Passengers wishing to return to the airport by taxi can either book their journey in advance with or, if travelling as a group, can contact and for an instant online quote.

Bristol taxis will charge around £25 to central Bristol locations for the 8 mile journey. A minibus will cost around £45 from the airport to central Bristol.