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Distances from BOD to:

Bordeaux 12.6km
Bergerac 112km

Nearest Major Airports:

Bergerac Airport 113km

Car Hire Bordeaux

Bordeaux Airport Guide

The city of Bordeaux is situated on the Garonne river close to the Atlantic coast of France. It is the capital of the French wine industry and home to the world famous Vinexpo wine fair.  Wine is the area's greatest industry generating over 14 billion Euros a year. Taking up your car hire Bordeaux will enable you to explore this wonderful area of France. Because of it's proximity to the coast Bordeaux is also famous for it's seafood, especially oysters – slurping oysters and white wine from one of the stands in the Marche des Capucins on a Saturday morning is a classic Bordeaux experience.

Bordeaux Airport Directions

Bordeaux airport is situated in the town of Merignac which is around 10km from the city of Bordeaux.  The airport can easily by accessed by taking exit 11a or 11b off the A630 which is the ring road around Bordeaux.

Bordeaux Airport Parking

There are five car parks at Bordeaux airport including a free drop off one, depending on how long you wish to stay.

Bordeaux Airport Flight Information

Bordeaux is the sixth busiest in France and handles both domestic flights and international from most other European countries.

Hotels Near Bordeaux Airport

There are several hotels to be found within a few minutes of Bordeaux airport, if not already pre-booked these may be booked using the special terminals in the arrivals hall.

Bordeaux Time Zone

Bordeaux is in the Central European time zone – GMT+1.

Bordeaux Info

Bordeaux airport is very compact and easy to navigate, on arrival there are numerous car rental desks just outside baggage reclaim to make your car hire Bordeaux airport so easy to do. There is also a post office, currency exchange and ATM here, should you need transport into Bordeaux you will find it right outside.  In the departure terminal you will find plenty of bars, shops and restaurants to pass the time whilst waiting for your flight.

Bordeaux Airport Trivia:

  • Bordeaux airport is actually called Bordeaux Merignac airport.
  • The airport is situated in the town of Merignac about 10km from Bordeaux.
  • Between 1951 and 1961 it was used by the United States Airforce for NATO purposes.
  • In 2010 more than 3.5 million passengers passed through the airport.
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