Bristol Airport will soon offer flights to Stockholm and Athens – here’s everything you need to know

PUBLISHED: 14:00 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:57 12 July 2017

Bristol Airport will soon fly to Stockholm, in Sweden.

Bristol Airport will soon fly to Stockholm, in Sweden.

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Budget airline easyJet has announced it will offer new flights from Bristol Airport starting in October – and they start at just £26.49.

Flights to Stockholm will begin on October 31.Flights to Stockholm will begin on October 31.

From Bristol to Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is Sweden’s capital city and flights with easyJet from Bristol Airport will begin on October 31.

The flights will run twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays all year round. Fares will start at £26.49 each way and you will fly away on an A319 aircraft.

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.

Stockholm is a stunning coastal city made up of 14 islands. It has more than 50 bridges and more green spaces than almost any other city in Europe.

Mikrolimano marina in Athens, Greece.Mikrolimano marina in Athens, Greece.

From Bristol to Athens, Greece

The new flights to Athens – Greece’s capital city – will operate every Monday and Friday from November 6.

The Acropolis in Athens. Bristol Airport will soon offer flights to Athens.The Acropolis in Athens. Bristol Airport will soon offer flights to Athens.

Prices start at £28.49 each way, and passengers will take off on an A320 aircraft.

Athens is a modern and bustling city, but history fans can rest safe in the knowledge it has museums and monuments at every turn.

Athens at sunset from Likabetus Hill.Athens at sunset from Likabetus Hill.

MORE: Bristol Airport through the years – nostalgic photos show 60 years of flying at the airport.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, said: “We’re really pleased to announce these two new beautiful destinations to our network from Bristol Airport and we are confident they’ll be very popular with our passengers.

“With these two new routes, easyJet now flies to 64 destinations across Europe and beyond from Bristol Airport.”

Bristol Airport’s business development director said: “The announcement of these two new routes by easyJet is very exciting news for Bristol Airport.

“Athens and Stockholm are destinations our customers have frequently told us they would like to see served directly from the region, and their addition to our network increases the number of European capital cities we serve to 18 – the largest number in the airport’s 60-year history.”

MORE: Bristol Airport launches flights to Florence and three Spanish destinations.

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