Travel to the UK
Travelling to the UK: latest advice
If you are planning to travel to the UK from an affected country, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need information on travel options from quarantine, contact the International Office at email@example.com.
Find out more about International travel: restrictions and quarantine.
Travel and coronavirus (COVID-19)
Read our guidance about international travel restrictions and quarantine.
When to travel
If you have arranged to live in a University of Bristol residence you will be contacted by the accommodation office about flexible arrival times for moving into University accommodation. Find out about arriving in January 2021.
If you have already arranged private accommodation, check with your landlord when you can move in before you book your travel.
If you need to find accommodation, read our advice about how to find private accommmodation in Bristol.
What to pack
Make sure you check:
- your government's restrictions on taking money out of your home country.
- what items you can bring into the UK.
- your airline's luggage allowance.
Make sure to bring these important documents.
Arriving in the UK
At the border
Read the current government advice pages about entering the UK, including information about providing your contact details before your arrival date, so that you know what to expect when you plan your entry to the UK. There is currently some important information that you will need to read and act on ahead of your arrival date.
Please do not use eGates at the airport if you need to obtain a Short-term study visa stamp at the UK border. Visa stamps can only be obtained from a Border Officer.
Travel to the University of Bristol
We are working on arrangements to support you on arrival, information will be provided as soon as possible.
Booking is now open for our airport transfer service. This service collects you from London Heathrow or Bristol Airport and takes you to your accommodation.