Invitation Letters for Visa Applications

  • Invitation letters will only be issued to attendees who have paid their registration fees in full and are eligible to travel to the United Kingdom.
  • Attendees will need to check locally (for their country of origin-citizenship) to determine the visa requirements for travel to the United Kingdom and whether they require an invitation letter from the conference.
  • Information about the Standard Visitor Visa may be found online.
  • If you require an invitation letter, when you have completed your registration and paid your fees please complete the information requested in the request for invitation letter form.

Getting to Bristol:

Flying to United Kingdom

There are at least two ways to fly into United Kingdom:

  • Bristol International (BRS)
  • London Heathrow (LHR)

Bristol International

Bristol Airport is located few miles south of the Bristol City Center with direct services to major international hubs. Further details can be found on the website VisitBristol. When you fly into BRS, to arrive at Bristol University you may take the A1 bus from the West bound Airport Terminal to Bristol Bus Station (Bay 8), which is about 45 mins away. From there onwards, you may take a taxi or walk to the campus (12 min walk).

London Heathrow

If you are flying into London Heathrow, you may take the National Express Bus (or the Heathrow Express Train - you may need to change trains) to Bristol, which will take you to Bristol Coach Station in about 2:15 hrs. From there you may take a taxi or walk to the campus (12 min walk).

Sightseeing and Things to Do:

There are several opportunities for sightseeing in and around Bristol, some of which are listed on VisitBristol website. Below you may find some useful links.