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 July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bristol in July
Estimated hotel price
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


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 New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 21h 50m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Bristol.


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 Dollar and Sixt, among others, in New York.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bristol, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, OurBus and Greyhound. From Andalusia, the bus ride to Bristol takes 145 km and will cost you around $40. From Andalusia, the ticket costs about $51 for a journey of 145 km.

Airports near Bristol

Airlines serving Bristol

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Hiring a car in Bristol

Expect to pay $1.86 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 $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Bristol is Full-size (Ford E-Series Van or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Niro or similar) is, on average, 50% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.