Bordeaux Merignac Airport

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Transportation from Bordeaux Airport

David Eiselt updated 24. 3. 2024

Mérignac Airport is served by tram and bus lines.

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Tram to the centre

The A line tram is the fastest transport to the city. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the central stop of Hotel de Ville. The frequency between connections to the airport is 8 to 12 minutes.

Be careful when travelling from the centre, as only every second connection goes to the airport.

Tickets can be purchased from the ticket machine at the bus stop or via the mobile app (available on Google Play / App Store). Ticket prices are as follows:

  • 1 journey (60 minutes transfer) - 1,80 eur
  • 2 journeys - 3,20 eur
  • 10 journeys - 14,50 eur
  • 24 hours - 5 eur
  • 48 hours - 9 eur
  • 72 hours - 12 eur

Detailedtimetable and map of the line can be found on the transport company's website:

  • Travel time airport-centre: 33 minutes
  • Frequency: every 8 to 12 minutes
  • Price: 1,70 eur for 60 minutes / 5 eur for 24 hours
  • Last tram from the airport - 1:02 (2:02 on Saturdays and Sundays)
  • First tram from the centre - 4:14

Bus to the station

A direct link between the airport and Gare Saint-Jean main train station is provided by the 30' Direct bus company, which runs 1-2 times per hour. The journey time is 30 minutes and the ticket price is 8 eur.

For information and to buy a ticket, please visit the carrier's website:

  • Journey time: 30 minutes
  • Frequency: every 30 to 60 minutes
  • Price: 8 eur
  • Last bus from the airport - 20:05 (19:15 on Saturday, 20:40 on Sunday)
  • First bus from downtown - 6:30am (7:25am Saturday, 7:40am Sunday)

There is also a public bus line 39 to the airport, but you will only use it when travelling around the western suburbs of Bordeaux. For a map and timetable, visit:

Rent a car

Head straight from the airport to travel around Aquitaine and rent a car directly from the terminal. Local and large multinational car rental companies operate here.

Prices at reputable car rental companies for a week start at 280 eur.

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