Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac (BOD) - is one of major international airports, territorially situated in the largest administrative region of France Nouvelle-Aquitaine, department Gironde, commune Merignac. Airport is at a distance only of 12 km away from the city Bordeaux and serves as a focus city for Air France, EasyJet and as a base for Spanish low cost air company- Volotea. The international airport handles all types of large aircrafts, commercial national and international flights as well as private, non-regular air traffic, in 2016 there have been more than 5,759,194 passengers.
Facilities and infrastructure of the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
The airport represents the 3 terminal buildings: Terminal A generally operates with international flights; Terminal B contains 2 levels which are principally dedicated to Air France traffic; Terminal billi offers only 1 floor with check-in areas for low cost carriers such as EasyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air and arrivals facilities as well as departure area with walk boarding. In all terminal you can find UM service, car park payments points, bars and restaurants, departure lounges. The infrastructure of the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport allows finding the gates easily and includes many services and facilities. Information desks and customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed (+33 (0)5 56 34 50 50). For any additional information, see airport Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/bordeaux.aeroport/
Services for people with reduced mobility: Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport has all facilities, elevators, special toilets, for appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability, the degree of assistance required / specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification 48 hours before the flight. In order to let assistants know about your arrival, you are pleased to announce it through 3 intercoms available outside terminals when you arrive at the airport. For questions, you are always welcome by: +33 (0)5 56 34 50 00.
Free Wifi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport throughout all terminals with your electronic devices. The provided 2 hours of free WIFI will keep you up to date with the latest news, surf the net and take pictures.
Parking: Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport has 5 parking divisions: Express Parking with first 10 minutes free of charge, P0-the closest point to the terminals, P1 is at 2 minutes’ walk distance to the terminals entrances, P2 is the best option for short or weekend stays, P4 is ideally for long car parking. The Airport guests can adjust tickets at the cash desks at the arrivals areas or by credit card at exit terminals. You can book your parking place in P0-P4 parks online in order to guarantee free place for your car. As for P4, because of its long distance from terminal buildings, Airport offers free shuttle bus for this P4 car park, so only in 20 minutes you will reach terminals.
Restaurants and shopping at the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! Chez Jean, Deli&Cia, Le Barista, Le Grand Comptoir restaurants welcome you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink for every taste and occasion 7 days a week. Brioche dorée, Café News and Starbucks provide a wide range of services, delicious coffee, sandwiches and snacks, business meals as well as regional specialties. For hurry and hungry travelers small distribution points with shacks are just here in terminals. Before your boarding time, take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands from Duty Free stores. Relay, Parfumerie Aéroboutique and other shops offers a variety of products you might need before your flights or when you had no time to find a present for your friends.
Private transfer services to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. “Why should I choose a private transfer”? On the way to your destination, you can already see this beautiful city with a rich and impressive past, classified as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” by UNESCO World Heritage List. Your transfer from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will take you through the largest square in France- Place des Quinconces, the churches of St Pierre and Notre Dame, Porte Cailhau and others. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! Our local drivers know the streets of Bordeaux and the surrounding area like their own backs. With a Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport shuttle services, you can get to the city center and see the best sights, cultural attractions and go for shopping. Booking an airport private transfer in advance is the best way to get to your accommodation in the quickest, most convenient way, whether on business or vacation, with friends or family. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Bordeaux or Mérignac, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver. It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer.
Shared transfers to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services available on the arrival and at the airport exit. A taxi ride from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport takes around 30 minutes to Bordeaux city centre. Here are some taxi services for your observation:
• AERO Taxi: +33 (0)5 56 40 17 53
• ALLIANCE TAXI BORDEAUX: +33 (0)5 56 77 24 24
• ALLO BORDEAUX TAXI: +33 (0)5 56 31 61 07
• AQUITAINE TAXIS RADIO: +33 (0)5 56 86 80 30
• TAXIS DE MERIGNAC: +33 (0)5 56 97 11 27
Train and Shuttle Buses to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
There is only a Shuttle Bus line 8 as a public ground transportation from the airport to the city Railway station (Gare CFC) and vice versa from where you can continue your trip by train. The Airport provided an easy access from the plane. The route takes around 30 minutes between Bordeaux Airport and Saint-Jean train station. Air-conditioned, free WI-FI on board, wheelchair-accessible 54 seats Shuttle Buses depart each day to and from to and from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport. Be on time at the Saint-Jean train station in the city center or find the bus stop in front of the airport and let your trip starts! Tickets are to be purchased directly from the driver or safe 10% of your ticket cost buying it online in advance. The tramway connection to the city centre is still under construction works which will last until the end of 2019.
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport Car Rental
Bordeaux is a perfect destination for you to travel alone as well as the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, explore it for yourself, see the holiday’s locations in surrounding cities, do not hesitate to book a car online in advance on a schedule that suits you. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted car rental companies, such as the following car hire offices available at the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport:
• Avis: +33 (0)8 20 61 16 73 / www.avis.fr / email to FR.Reservations@bcn.avis-europe.com
• Budget: +33 (0)5 24 44 92 30 / email to email@example.com
• Hertz: +33 (0)8 25 00 24 007/ email to BOD50@hertz.com / visit www.hertz.fr
• Enterprise: +33 (0)5 56 34 20 68 / www.enterprise.fr/
• SIXT: +33 (0)8 90 71 20 35 / email to firstname.lastname@example.org / visit www.sixt.fr
• Europcar: +33 (0)8 25 35 83 58 / www.europcar.fr
Baggage Services at the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks in advance. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Consult in advance which products are allowed or prohibited in cabin or registered luggage as well as liquid dimensions and extra luggage regulations for your hold or cabin luggage (https://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/articles-reglementes-ou-interdits-en-avion-et-en-helicoptere). And please, never leave your baggage alone!
Hand luggage: You can carry 1 piece of cabin baggage per person, total dimensions must not exceed 115cm, for details, see you air company restrictions. There will be no restrictions regarding the children food for consumption on board as well as medications and will inquire an extra security inspection.
Lost/ damaged luggage: Kindly be informed that all lost objects will be collected to Information desk, for recovering approach to personnel and announce you loss. For damaged luggage, please contact the airport baggage dispute or call to +33 (0)5 56 34 50 00. For items which were left in the plane, kindly contact your air company baggage services.
Tax free: Kindly imperatively pass on to the tax free procedure in advance. For details, kindly read the information from the link below: http://www.douane.gouv.fr/articles/a10806-detaxe-conditions-d-eligibilite
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport Contact information
Official IATA code: BOD
Address: 33700 Mérignac, France
• Phone: +33 (0)5 56 34 50 50
Official Website: https://www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/en
The handling agents at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport are:
Aegean Airlines (seasonal), Aer Lingus, Aigle Azur (seasonal), Air Algérie, Air Arabia Maroc, Air Corsica (seasonal), Air France, Air Transat (seasonal), ASL Airlines, Air Lingus, Tap Air Portugal Airlines, Ryanair Airlines, Royal Air Maroc Airlines, Air Corsica, Air France, Vueling Airlines, Tunis Airlines, Aegean Airlines and others.
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