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It's located 12 km from downtown. It had over 6.8 million air travellers in 2018. It is the base for Volotea.

Address:

33700 Mérignac, France

www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/en

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in Bordeaux Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It's a good idea to be aware of this before booking any flight ticket. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT in Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 25 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 35 min.
  • Between international flights: 35 min.

Bordeaux Airport terminals

Terminals are the sectors or different buildings in airports through which air passengers can move between transport on the ground and the areas for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It is crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or travelling through, because terminals in bigger airports can be far away from each other and travellers can need additional time to get to the right one. Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport has 3 Terminals.

Terminal A – mostly for international flights

Terminal B – for Air France flights between Bordeaux and Paris

Terminal Billi – for low-cost airlines, such as Ryanair, easyJet, and Wizz Air

Transport from Bordeaux Airport to city centre

It may be hard to find the best way to get to the city centre when travelling to a destination for the first time. Public transportation is not always accessible immediately at the airport and taxis might be costly. We advise looking at all the alternatives prior to the flight so you are aware of what your options are and can prepare for your trip respectively. You can find updated information and connections of public transport here.

Bordeaux Airport bus

  • Lianes 1
    Direction: Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to Bordeaux
    Operating hours: Mon-Wed, Sun: 04:45 AM - 12:40 AM; Thu, Fri, Sat: 04:45 AM - 01:20 AM
  • Navette Shuttle 30’ Direct
    Direction: Gare de Bordeaux St. Jean Train Station
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the Train Station
    Operating hours: schedules change every season. The up-to-date schedule can be found online

Bordeaux Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the terminals Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 30 EUR

Where to have a rest in Bordeaux Airport

On occasion passengers experience lengthy waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the following day. In such instances, it is essential to note the possible places where you can pass time and have a decent rest between flights.

Bordeaux Airport lounges

Lounges are facilities in the airport which provide passengers with services, such as food, drinks, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.

  • Hall A Lounge
    Location: Terminal A
    Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Price: 30 EUR

Bordeaux Airport hotels

When your flight departs the next day or the lounges are not so comfortable, you can opt to stay in a hotel close to the airport. Whereas some hotels are directly in the airport building, with others, passengers may need to leave the airport to get to the closest hotel. We have handpicked the most comfortable alternatives for you in the event you decide to stay in a hotel between flights.

Bordeaux Airport cafes and restaurants

When travelling, it's essential to have enough food and drink. Whether you need a simple breakfast before an early flight, a relaxing lunch during an extensive layover, or to just grab something to eat while on board, we have various alternatives for you to ensure you don’t go hungry during your trip.

  • Brioche Dorée
    Description: sandwiches, salads, quiches, gratins, pastries, and desserts
    Location: Hall B, public area
  • Café des Grands Hommes
    Description: sweet and savoury pastries, sandwiches, salads, drinks
    Location: Hall A, public area
  • Le Barista
    Description: self-service food
    Location: Hall A, public area
  • Ostréa
    Description: seafood restaurant
    Location: Hall B
  • Ritazza
    Description: pastries, desserts, sandwiches
    Location: Hall A, boarding area
  • Le Grand Comptoir
    Description: gourmet restaurant
    Location: Hall A, public area

Bordeaux Airport shopping

If you are that type of traveller who always leaves your holiday souvenir shopping to the very last minute, or merely need to spend some time before the flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. To find the ideal shops for your needs, take a look at the guide below. Go here to discover a complete description of shops.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Hall A, boarding area and Terminal Billi
  • Baillardran
    Description: Bordeaux pastry shop
    Location: Halls A and B and Terminal Billi
  • Parfumerie Aéroboutique
    Description: perfumes, cosmetics, and accessories
    Location: Hall A, public area
  • Relay
    Description: magazines, newspapers, journals, snacks, and refreshments
    Location: Halls A and B and Terminal Billi

Car hire: Bordeaux Airport

Sometimes you need to travel by car, or it may be the most pleasant mode of transportation for your trip. The list below will help you to choose the most suitable car rental company for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
    Contact: 33820611673
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 33825740040
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: 33556342068
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat-Sun: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, holidays: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Contact: 33556340815
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Tue-Sun: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: 33821230498

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