Bordeaux airport (BOD)

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Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, opened in 1917, is one of the busiest in France. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Europe, Northern Africa, Canada and Israel.

Official Website: bordeaux.aeroport.fr
Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals A and B, situated inside the same building, and Terminal Billi (for low-cost flights), within walking distance. Open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.8 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +33 556 345 050. Information desks in the Arrivals Hall of the three terminals.

Location

The airport is situated in Mérignac, 10 km (6 miles) to the west of Bordeaux.

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Offices are found in the hallway connecting concourses A and B.

Avis (Tel +33 820 611 673 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +33 821 230 498 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +33 556 342 068 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +33 825 740 040 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Firefly (Tel +33 556 345 987 - Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Goldcar (Tel +33 185 654 704 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sunday from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +33 825 002 400 - weekdays from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
InterRent (Tel +33 180 202 262 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sunday from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +33 556 340 815 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sundays from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm)

 

Car rental search

At the airport's information desk you can request shuttle services to several hotels in the surroundings, among them:

Sure Hotel by Best Western Bordeaux Aéroport (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Mercure Bordeaux Aéroport (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Ibis Budget Bordeaux Aéroport (1 km/0.6 miles)
Comfort Hotel Bordeaux Aeroport (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Brit Hotel Bordeaux Aéroport - Le Soretel (1.1 km/0.7 miles)

 

Booking accommodation

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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.

 

Short- and long-term areas open from 4:30 am to 0:00 am. Rates

P Express - For passenger drop-off, opposite the terminals, 10 minutes of free stay. Valet parking service from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.
P0 - Multi-storey car park with covered and outdoor bays 1 minute away from Terminal A.
P1 - Outdoor spaces close to the terminals.
P2 - Uncovered parking. The first 20 min. have no charge.
P4 - Long-term car park with complimentary shuttle service every 20 min.

 

Elevators, ramps, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces are available. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. Different companies offer transportation for people with reduced mobility: AB Cronos (Tel +33 627 126 415), Chti-Transports (Tel +33 631 867 066), Mobibus (Tel +33 556 166 166), Transmobils (Tel +33 607 812 261), Wi Transport (Tel +33 524 990 070).