Biarritz airport (BIQ)

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Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, also known as Biarritz-Parme Airport and opened on April 11, 1954, serves the southwest area of France. It operates with domestic flights and regular and seasonal international destinations within Europe.

Official Website: biarritz.aeroport.fr
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open Mondays through Fridays between 5:30 am and 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sundays from 7:00 am to 10:45 pm.
Airlines: Air France, EasyJet, Finnair, Flybe, Hop!, Iberia, Luxair, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Volotea.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +33 559 438 383. Information desk in the central lobby, available from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm.

Location

The airport is situated 5 km (3.1 miles) southeast from the city of Biarritz, near Bayonne and Anglet, in the Pyrenees Atlantiques department.

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There are car rental counters from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +33 592 236 792 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:15 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +33 592 230 741 - Sunday to Friday from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +33 594 438 020 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 10:20 am to 10:00 pm)
Goldcar (Tel +33 967 333 589 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +33 825 387 878 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +33 594 437 661 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:30 pm)

 

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The airport has an ATM, mailbox, meeting and conference rooms and pre-paid Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and a bar in the Departures Hall. Another bar is located next to the car parks.
Shopping- Clothing and accessories, newsagent, tobacconist, local products.
Baggage- Left luggage (up to 72 hours) and lost and found services at the airport's information desk (Tel +33 559 438 365).
Other Services- First aid room.

 

Bus - Line 14 from Chronoplus (Tel +33 559 525 952) operates on weekdays from 6:25 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 6:30 am to 9:15 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:45 pm. It runs to Cité Scolaire, in downtown Biarritz, taking around 15 minutes. It also travels to Parme, Jardin Public, Minerva, Université des Métiers, Conservatoire, Pont du Génie, Place St. André and Bayonne. Route C goes to Bidart Izarbel (20 min.) and Saint-Pierre-D'Irube (35 min.), with stops at Parme, Biarritz Gare, Bidart Uhabia, Anglet, Villa Pia, Place des Basques, Cam de Prats and La Perle. In addition, it allows connections to line 10 to Anglet La Barre and bus 12 to Bidart Mairie. Tickets have a cost of €1.00-2.00.
Transports 64 (Tel +33 800 642 464) runs regular route 816 to Hendaye (1 hour journey), with stops at Biarritz-La Négresse train station and the towns of Bayonne, Anglet, Bidart, Guéthary, St-Jean-de-Luz, Ciboure and Urrugne. It leaves from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm. Fares from €2.00.
Conda (Tel +34 902 422 242) and PESA (Tel +34 900 121 400) offer transportation to Irún (€4.55), San Sebastián (€7.00), Pamplona (€15.00) and Bilbao (€19.45).
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Taxi - Cabs available outside the terminal. Some of the operators at the enclosure are: Aloha Taxi 64 (Tel +33 634 102 294), Allo Taxi (Tel +33 669 493 837), Taxis Basques (Tel +33 610 633 263), Taxi Maïte (Tel +33 685 666 217), Taxi Cote Sud (Tel +33 625 398 901), Taxi Esther (Tel +33 607 237 323), Taxi Miura (Tel +33 623 920 420), Taxi Exposito (Tel +33 671 939 053), Alday (Tel +33 686 990 512), Prestige Taxi (Tel +33 684 961 393), Heletaxi (Tel +33 643 716 369), Radio Taxi Txingudi (Tel +33 559 204 444), Abeille Atlantique Taxi (Tel +33 618 052 532), Taxi Nat (Tel +33 680 325 532), Taxi de l'Ostibarret (Tel +33 630 538 552), Taxi Cosy (Tel +33 643 200 463), Taxivit (Tel +33 623 413 401), Taxi Pantxika (Tel +33 687 908 690), Hossegor Taxi (Tel +33 613 802 823). The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes.

 

Near the enclosure you can find accommodations offering shuttle services to and from the airport. Inter-Hôtel Amarys (Tel +33 559 010 404), Campanile Biarritz (Tel +33 559 411 919), Novotel Resort & Spa Biarritz Anglet (Tel +33 559 585 050), Ibis Biarritz-Anglet Aéroport (Tel +33 559 585 000), Hôtel Première Classe Biarritz (Tel +33 892 707 106), Ibis Budget Biarritz Anglet (Tel +33 892 680 493), Surf Hostel Biarritz (Tel +33 663 342 745), Hôtel Mirano (Tel +33 559 231 163), Best Western Plus Karitza (Tel +33 559 222 020), Hôtel Barnetche (Tel +33 559 242 225).

 

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There are short- and long-term areas. The first 20 minutes have no charge in P0, P8 and P3. Open Mondays through Fridays between 6:00 am and 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm and Sundays from 7:45 am to 10:30 pm. More information: Tel +33 559 438 332. Rates

P0 - For short stays, with direct access to the main building.
P8 - Low-cost parking for short terms.
P2 - Economy sector for long stays adjacent to the private aviation terminal.
P3 - Express car park for passenger drop-off opposite the terminal.

 

Facilities include access ramps, lifts, adapted restrooms and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. Make sure your airline has been informed with enough advance notice about your needs. Inside the airport, you can request assistance and transportation via phones located at the entrance to the car parks, at the check-in desks and the information booth. Some air companies provide escort services for minors between 4 and 12 years old travelling alone.