BOD - Bordeaux Airport
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Bordeaux Airport Information
Bordeaux Airport is located in the town of Mérignac, 6 miles (10 km) west of Bordeaux within the area of Gironde. Bordeaux Airport serves more than 3.5 million travellers annually and consists of two terminal buildings classed as Terminal A and Terminal B which are linked by a covered walkway.
Bordeaux Airport is very well connected and can be accessed from junctions 11a or 11b off the main ring road surrounding Bordeaux. The A64 links Toulouse and Agen to Bordeaux, the A89 links Libourne and Perigeux and the A10 connects Paris and Poitiers with Bordeaux Airport.
In addition to almost a flight per hour to Paris and daily flights to the major French cities, the airport offers daily and weekly flights to a large number of European and international destinations.
Bordeaux Airport Car Hire
There are 6 car hire companies to choose from should you wish to hire a car at Bordeaux Airport. All corresponding offices are located within the Terminal building. Car hire companies based at Bordeaux Airport are:
Bordeaux Airport Flights
Bordeaux Airport handles several direct flights from European destinations including the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. UK destinations include Bristol, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester and Southampton.
To find out more information on flights to Bordeaux Airport, follow the links below that will take you through to the dedicated pages regarding your chosen route and where you will also be able to check timetables, fares and book a flight online for:
Bordeaux Airport Arrivals
Information is provided here for live flight arrivals at Bordeaux Airport. Depending upon the airline you are flying with, you may be using one of the eight available air bridges for your Bordeaux airport arrivals. Generally the budget airlines do not use this service.
Arrivals are well handled and if you are arriving from inside the EU, you are unlikely to experience any hold-ups with passport or customs checks. International flights arrive at Terminal A which is the larger of the two Terminals at Bordeaux Airport.
Bordeaux Airport Departures
There is a good selection of bars and restaurants to choose from in both terminal A and terminal B while you are waiting for your flight at Bordeaux Airport.
You can check here for live flight departures at Bordeaux Airport.
Terminal A handles International flights and the departures hall is well equipped and comfortable whilst also being user friendly for passengers requiring special assistance. If indeed you do need special assistance it is advisable to request this at the time of booking and re confirm at check-in.
Special narrow wheel chairs are available at Bordeaux Airport which can be carried up the aircraft steps if necessary.
Bordeaux Airport Taxis
There is a wide variety of companies offering taxi services at Bordeaux Airport and these include: Taxis de Merignac +33 556 971 127, Taxis Girondins +33 556 807 037, Taxis Tele +33 556 960 034, Allo Bordeaux Taxi +33 556 316 107, Taxis +33 556 749 506 and Aquitaine Taxis Radio +33 556 868 030.
The taxi rank for Bordeaux airport taxis is situated directly outside the terminal buildings and you will find easily visible signs inside the terminals that will direct you to the taxi ranks. The journey into Bordeaux city centre takes approximately 15 minutes.
Bordeaux Airport Buses
Bordeaux Airport is linked to the city centre by a coach company called Jet Bus. Jet Bus provides a service from Bordeaux city centre to Bordeaux Airport every 45 minutes with a journey time of around 30 - 45 minutes. Visit our dedicated page on bus services at Bordeaux Airport
Bordeaux Airport Trains
There is no direct rail link with Bordeaux Airport although Jet bus provides passengers with a shuttle service to the Gare St. John train station in Bordeaux city centre.
Bordeaux is a major railway hub for the south west of France and it receives 16 trains a day from Paris alone. There are also arrivals from Biarritz, Bayonne, Nantes, Poitiers, La Rochelle and Toulouse.
Bordeaux Airport Parking
Short term and long term car parking facilities are available at Bordeaux Airport. To find out more about parking at Bordeaux Airport visit our information page on car parking at Bordeaux Airport.
Bordeaux Airport Information
There are a number of passenger services available at Bordeaux Airport including a bank, currency exchange and a VIP lounge. Follow the link above to visit our general information page which has further details including disability services.
Bordeaux Airport Driving Directions
Here we provide a location map of Bordeaux Airport and also driving directions to and from Bordeaux Airport.
Bordeaux Airport Shops
There is a good choice of shops that are available to passengers passing through Bordeaux Airport. Here we have a separate information page for shops at Bordeaux Airport.
Bordeaux Airport Bars & Restaurants
There is a good choice of places to eat and drink and for further information visit our dedicated page for bars and restaurants at Bordeaux Airport.
Weather at Bordeaux Airport
Follow this link for weather in Bordeaux to obtain a 5 and 10 day forecast and for information on the climate you can expect to find at Bordeaux Airport.