Car Hire Bristol

Discover Car Rental in Bristol

Bristol is located on the west coast of England on the banks of the Avon River, and is one of largest cities in the south of Britain. Bristol is a city full of history, commerce and culture with a fascinating maritime heritage that is well preserved in the Old Harbour area.

Bristol is a thriving university town, with a bustling restaurant and café scene, excellent shopping, and great museums and art galleries. Weather you'd like to explore the Avon Gorge, or drive through the scenic countryside, a hire car from DriveAway will let you see all that this amazing city has on offer.

Experience Bristol

Bristol Bristol

Bristol is home to some of the best maintained historical sites in Britain. Make time to visit the stunning Bristol Cathedral, St Mary Redcliffe, and the 18th century Georgian House in the city centre. One of the most famous landmarks in Bristol is the Clifton Suspension Bridge that was built in 1864, and today takes traffic from Bristol to Clifton over the Avon Gorge to Leigh Woods.

You can explore the harbour side of Bristol with your car hire, eat in world class restaurants or shop to your heart's content in the fantastic shopping centres. If you're lucky enough to be in Bristol in August, take your hire car over to Ashton Court and witness the annual International Balloon Fiesta, where enthusiasts launch hundreds of hot air balloons over the city.

Bristol is the perfect place to begin your tour of the West Country. Get behind the wheel and see how easy it is to visit many of the best attractions in the UK! Drive alongside the Avon River, take a day trip over to Bath and see the magnificent Roman baths and spa facilities, or drive across the channel to Cardiff.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Bristol - London 189 2.25
Bristol - Birmingham 143 1.75
Bristol - Cambridge 272 3