Accommodation & Travel
Accommodation & travel options to help plan your trip to Bristol.
There are many Hotels located within 10 minutes walk from We The Curious, which we have outlined below.
- Ibis Bristol – 1 minute walk
- Bristol Marriot Hotel – 2 minutes walk
- Travel lodge Bristol central – 3 minutes walk
- YHA Bristol – Offering both private and shared rooms – 4 minutes walk
- Bristol Hotel – 5 minute walk
- Radisson Blu – 5 minutes walk
- Premier Inn – 13 minutes walk
- Hotel Mercure Bristol – Holland House – 13 minutes walk
There are many other accommodation options available in Bristol, which you can view on Booking.com.
As the first cycling capital in the UK there are many cycle paths and places to hire bikes, making it easy to travel around Bristol city. Head to the Visit Bristol website for more details.
Bristol is easy to get around via bus, with plenty of fast and convenient services available from all key locations. Head to the First Group website for more details and timetables. It’s also worth exploring Bristol’s latest innovative service, provided by Bristol FreeBus.
Metrobus is a new public transport service for the greater Bristol area offering a faster, more frequent and reliable service with direct routes to key destinations. This new, environmentally-friendly way of getting around the city has a ‘buy before you board service’ with ticket machines at every stop. You can find out more about metrobuses’ current and future planned routes at here.
If you’re in Bristol and need help with finding bus stations and routes, the Tourist Information Centre on the harbourside is on hand to help. You can buy day, season and multiple journey tickets direct from them too.
A great way to see the city is through a guided tour on-board a Bristol Insight: The Open Top Bus Company. Expert drivers will inform you of the sights and scenery along the way, and you can hop on and off as many times as you like. Tickets are on sale at the Tourist Information Centre.
Great Western Railway and other major train operators run local, regional and inter-city services from Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station and Bristol Parkway Railway Station. There are direct trains to cities throughout the UK, including London, Cardiff and Manchester.
With a GWR Freedom Travel Pass you can get unlimited travel on all trains and most buses in Bristol for just £6. You can buy a daily, weekly or monthly ticket for use any time, any day. Find out more about it here.
Travel by car
If you are travelling to Bristol by car please be aware that the city centre is very busy, particularly in rush hour, and much of it is one-way. Bristol has plenty of city centre car parks, including a new site offering 2,600 spaces for Cabot Circus shoppers. You can find out more about Bristol car parks and travelling by car on the Travel West website.
Number Seven Boats and Bristol Ferry Boats operate regular ferry services to and from waterfront attractions and key points along the harbourside. The Bristol Packet runs guided trips around Bristol and along the river Avon to Bath.
Air travel and airport links
Bristol has an international airport with increasing links to Europe and further afield. Cheap flights are available with Easyjet to a number of UK and European destinations, and it is well-connected should you want to fly within in the South-West of England. The airport is around 20 minutes’ drive from the centre of Bristol – hire car firms and taxis are available on site. The Airport Flyer bus services make it quick and easy to travel between the airport and Bristol or Weston-super-Mare. The Bristol service runs 24 hours daily, up to every 10 minutes. The route takes you through Bedminster to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. Make sure to get off at stop C1 ‘The Centre’, for a 4 minute walk to We The Curious.
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