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Transfer to/from Bordeaux airport (BOD)

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Bordeaux airport (BOD)


Bordeaux airport (BOD)

Bus - Line 1+ from Transports Bordeaux Métropole (Tel +33 557 578 888) connects the airport with Saint-Jean train station through downtown Bordeaux and Mérignac. It also serves Parc Kennedy, Mérignac Soleil, Barrière Judaïque, Gambetta, Palais de Justice and Victoire. The fare is €1.60 and tickets can be acquired at the forecourt of Terminal B or in the Relay outlets. Journey time is around 45 minutes and it operates every 8-10 min. (every 15-20 min. on the weekends) between 4:45 am and 0:20 am. At Mériadeck you can board line 3+ to Quinconces Terminal and in Mérignac city centre you can access tram line A.

There is also a direct airport shuttle (30'Direct) from Terminal B to Bordeaux Saint-Jean train station, Mondays through Fridays between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:45 am to 6:00 pm and Sundays from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. Tickets have a cost of €8.00 and the trip takes 30 minutes.

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Taxi - Ranks are found outside Terminal A and available operators are: Taxis Alliance (Tel +33 556 772 424), Taxis Mérignac (Tel +33 556 971 127), Taxis Girondins (Tel +33 556 807 037), Taxis Télé (Tel +33 556 960 034), Taxis 33 (Tel +33 556 749 506). The trip to the city centre takes 20-25 minutes and the fare is €30.00 during the day and €45.00 at night.

Latest updates: May 14, 2019

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.