Bristol travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bristol

With a population of 9,726, Bristol is a must-see destination in Pennsylvania, United States.

When to visit Bristol

Bristol in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bristol in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bristol in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -4 °C, with an average temperature of 1 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 134 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Bristol, with an average rainfall of 81 mm.

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How to Get to Bristol

Plane

When flying to Bristol, you’ll arrive at Trenton-Mercer (TTN), which is located 20 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Bristol from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 17h 50m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Bristol, followed by Acela. The train journey from Bristol to Philadelphia takes 0h 59m and costs around S$ 23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from New Haven, expect to pay about S$ 23 for a 1h 39m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Bristol is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 103 km from Bristol. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bristol, including Megabus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. From Philadelphia, the bus ride to Bristol takes 161 km and will cost you around S$ 24. From Boston, the ticket costs about S$ 19 for a journey of 386 km.

Plane

When flying to Bristol, you’ll arrive at Trenton-Mercer (TTN), which is located 20 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Bristol from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 17h 50m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Bristol, followed by Acela. The train journey from Bristol to Philadelphia takes 0h 59m and costs around S$ 23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from New Haven, expect to pay about S$ 23 for a 1h 39m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Bristol is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 103 km from Bristol. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bristol, including Megabus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. From Philadelphia, the bus ride to Bristol takes 161 km and will cost you around S$ 24. From Boston, the ticket costs about S$ 19 for a journey of 386 km.

Airports near Bristol

Airlines serving Bristol

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Bristol

Hiring a car in Bristol

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Bristol (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in Bristol is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Soul or similar) is, on average, 65% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Bristol (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in Bristol is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Soul or similar) is, on average, 65% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.