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7 Tips For Finding A Taxi In Bristol

Although the weather might be wet and grey, there’s plenty to get up to in Bristol this winter. 

If you’re not sure if our services are right for you, here are 7 tips for finding the best taxi service in Bristol:

  • Safety comes first when choosing a taxi firm. You want a company that’s licensed and regulated, so that it meets the requisite safety and quality standards. Here at Bristol’s Taxi every single one of our drivers is fully licenced and insured. You can also be assured that they all have several years of experience. 

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  • Check out a company’s latest reviews. You might also want to seek recommendations from friends, colleagues, or locals who have used taxi services in the area. Personal experiences can be valuable in making an informed decision. Bristol’s Taxis is proud of our five-star rated reputation and has been praised for our prompt and punctual taxi services.  Many of our customers use us on a regular basis.
  • Remember to consider your specific needs and preferences when choosing a taxi firm, and don’t hesitate to ask questions before making a booking. We’re always happy to accommodate your needs wherever possible. 
  • As about a company’s fleet of vehicles. You want a firm that takes care of their vehicles.  Check the condition of the vehicles in the taxi firm’s fleet. Well-maintained and clean vehicles are indicative of a professional service.
  • Ask about their availability and response time in Bristol. You want a taxi firm that has a good reputation for prompt service. Check their average response times, especially during peak hours. It’s usually best to choose a taxi firm that offers 24/7 service. This is especially important if you may need transportation during odd hours or emergencies. Many of us have had a late night out, or need a taxi for a red eye flight. We will alway ensure you get safely to your destination.

Our taxi service is renowned for being prompt, reliable and efficient. 

  • Pick a company that is transparent when it comes to cost.  It’s always worth inquiring about the fare structure and making sure there are no hidden charges. Some taxi firms provide fare calculators or estimates to give you an idea of the cost before booking. This comes guaranteed when you choose Bristol’s Taxis. Our quotations contain with no extra cost or any hidden fee
  • Find out if they have a good track record for safety. A company with a commitment to passenger safety and adherence to traffic rules is preferable. We offer a reliable meet and greet service that ensures that you’re never left waiting for long to get home from the airport. 

We offer a range of pre-booking options so we’re always accessible when you need us. 

All our taxi drivers are familiar with the local area, so can get you to your destination as efficiently as possible. If you’re visiting Bristol for the first time, they can also offer helpful tips about the attractions. 

Our drivers can take you to all kinds of locations in and around the city, including to the UK’s main airports.


Our taxi service is perfect for airport transfers, so whether you’re heading skiing in France or going on a romantic Valentine’s break we can help. We regularly take passengers to the following airports:

    • Bristol Airport. Located in Lulsgate Bottom, North Somerset, England. It is approximately 13 kilometres (8 miles) southwest of Bristol city centre. The airport serves as a major hub for air travel in the South West of England, so is highly convenient for anyone based in the city. 
    • Heathrow. In good conditions, the journey from Bristol to Heathrow takes approximately two hours. We will do everything possible to make longer journeys much more comfortable and enjoyable. 
    • Gatwick. The distance from Gatwick to Bristol is 134 miles. It therefore takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Gatwick to Bristol. Travelling by taxi is one of the best ways to get to Gatwick or Heathrow, which can otherwise be stressful places to travel to.
    • Luton. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Luton to Bristol by taxi. 
  • London Stansted. Getting from Bristol to Stansted takes approximately 2h 42m by car. 
  • London City Airport. This journey takes approximately 2h 28m from Bristol so you want a vehicle that’s as relaxing as possible. 
  • Birmingham Airport. It will take you an estimated 1 hour 41 mins and 93.26 miles, to travel to Birmingham Airport (BHX) from Bristol city centre.

We always provide you with upfront costs, so you always know how much your journey costs in advance. You’ll never have to worry about watching the metre rise with our services. 

If you’re looking for a taxi firm in Bristol, don’t hesitate to contact our team for more information.