Bordeaux Mérignac Airport is just 12 km from Bordeaux city centre with its superb restaurants and great shopping. The airport is also the starting point for vineyard tours and beach holidays on the Atlantic coast. Low-cost flights from the UK mean this cosmopolitan city now rivals better-known short break destinations like Paris, Nice, Lille and Marseille.
France’s sixth busiest airport has three terminals. There is a good choice of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. There are good transport connections into the city centre.
Flights with low-cost airlines Easyjet and Ryanair have brought this stylish city within easy reach of the UK. Bordeaux is exceptionally well served by EasyJet, with routes from London Stansted, London Gatwick, Bristol and Liverpool. Ryanair currently operate flights from Edinburgh. Many of these flights are seasonal, often starting in May and ending in September or October. Indirect flights are available with KLM and Air France but these will be considerably more expensive.
Cedex 40, 33700,
Tel: 33 5 56 34 50 50
The Jet Bus shuttle service departs from Terminal B Arrivals. Buses run to Bordeaux train station via the city centre every 45 minutes. Journey time is 45 minutes.
Local bus No.1 runs to the city centre. Connects with tram Line A at Mérignac Centre and with Tram Line B and C at Bordeaux Quinconces.
Low-cost flights from London are available all year round. Flights from airports outside London are usually seasonal, starting in spring and ending in late summer. British Airways offer a scheduled service from London Gatwick.