How to get here
Bordeaux and its region have a multimodal transport offer and an international infrastructure.
The Bordeaux-Mérignac (BOD) international airport is the main airport for the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. Situated west of Bordeaux (12 kilometers from the city centre), it is easily accessible by public transport.
Connected to the rest of the world via some of the largest European hubs (Paris CDG, Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Rome), the Bordeaux-Mérignac airport is served by a total of 31 airlines and has 3 terminals (A, B and Billi for low-cost flights). More than 5 million passengers pass through the airport each year, thanks to the 90+ national and international destinations available.
Transport from the airport
› Tramway line A connects the airport to the city centre ("Hôtel de ville"). It runs every 10 minutes from Monday to Friday and every 20 minutes during weekends. The journey takes around 40 minutes. Public transport tickets are available for purchase directly at the tramway station. The ticket price for a single journey is €1.80.
Bordeaux St-Jean station
The St-Jean train station links Bordeaux to all major French and international hubs. The centre of Paris (Montparnasse train station) is only 2 hours away from the city centre thanks to the high speed line (LGV), with 33 return trips per day.
All train journeys are managed by the SNCF (French National Railway Company).
Tickets may be purchased in all train stations in France, in SNCF shops or directly online.
Ouigo also offers low-cost train tickets from Bordeaux to and from 19 destinations. Tickets must be purchased online and are non-refundable.
Transport from the train station
› Tramway lines C (towards "Parc des Expositions" or "Gare de Blanquefort") and D (towards "Cantinolle" or "Hippodrome") allow you to access the city centre and run every 3 minutes. You will arrive at the "Quinconces" station in 12 minutes, a hub where all tramway lines cross. Public transport tickets are available for purchase directly at the tramway station. The ticket price for a single journey is €1.80.