Wells travel guide

Wells Tourism | Wells Guide

You're Going to Love Wells

With a population of 10.638, Wells is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Wells to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Wells

If you’re looking for affordable options, Goodfellows (5 Sadler Street) and Ensemble (12 Sadler Street) are great picks.

When to visit Wells

Wells in May
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wells in May
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wells

Plane

When flying to Wells, you’ll arrive at Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 20 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Wells include easyJet, British Airways and Loganair. The shortest domestic flight to Wells departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Wells, followed by Cross Country.

Car

Another option to get to Wells is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 178 km from Wells. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Wells, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Exeter, the bus ride to Wells takes 169 km and will cost you around £7. From London, the ticket costs about £12 for a journey of 177 km.

Plane

When flying to Wells, you’ll arrive at Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 20 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Wells include easyJet, British Airways and Loganair. The shortest domestic flight to Wells departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Wells, followed by Cross Country.

Car

Another option to get to Wells is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 178 km from Wells. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Wells, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Exeter, the bus ride to Wells takes 169 km and will cost you around £7. From London, the ticket costs about £12 for a journey of 177 km.

Airports near Wells

Airlines serving Wells

KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,400 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (773 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,439 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,449 reviews)
GOL
Good (681 reviews)
Vueling
Good (815 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (490 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (152 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (524 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (89 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (12 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (101 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wells

Average rates range from around £101 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £126 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wells

Most booked hotels in Wells

Crossways
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£92+
The Swan Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£101+
Bear Inn, Somerset by Marston's Inns
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£63+
The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£84+
Villacai
0 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£45+
Days Inn by Wyndham Sedgemoor M5
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£41+

Hiring a car in Wells

Hiring a car in Wells costs £17 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 92% cheaper than airport locations in Wells.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Wells (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Wells is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 78% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Wells costs £17 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 92% cheaper than airport locations in Wells.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Wells (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Wells is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 78% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.