Car Hire Bordeaux Airport (BOD), France - Book Now to Save!
Bordeaux Airport is located 12km west of the city of Bordeaux, in MÃ©rignac in the department of Gironde, and is the sixth busiest airport in France. The city is connected to Paris by the A10 motorway, with Lyon by the A89, with Toulouse by the A62, and with Spain by the A63, giving you lots of options if you wish to explore outside of the city with a hire car. Bordeaux is commonly known as the wine capital of the world. The city offers wine tasting and tours - but remember not to taste too much wine if you're driving!
Bordeaux is famous for its wine and many of the nearby villages, accessible by car, are associated with the industry, including St. Emilion and Sauternes where you can tour their wonderful vineyards. Bordeaux is classified as a "City of Art and History", as well as being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is home to hundreds of historic monuments with some buildings dating back to Roman times. Bordeaux is home to many museums and art galleries as well as hosting a variety of beautiful botanical gardens.
Open top bus tours are a good way of seeing the city, however, driving will give you much more freedom to see the city at your leisure, or travel outside of Bordeaux to visit Gironde, the sea or even Spain! As well as being a historical city, Bordeaux also offers lively night life and is a vibrant modern city, home to contemporary architecture. If you're feeling active, drive to visit the Dune de Pyla, the highest sand dune in Europe. On a clear day it is possible to see the Pyrenees. You can paraglide, or visit the 50 km of sandy beaches along the Atlantic coast. Using our comparison tool means you can find the most affordable car hire deal available for your holiday in Bordeaux!
Bordeaux Airport Guide to Car Hire and Car Hire Desks
Bordeaux Airport (BOD) has the sixth busiest air traffic levels in France. The airport is situated a 20 minute car journey from Bordeaux, follow signs for Bordeaux via the D106. Bordeaux Airport car hire desks are located in the A-B connecting wing on the Arrivals floor at ground level. The following suppliers have offices/desks in the car rental area:
Be sure to compare your car hire excess insurance with us to get a great deal and comprehensive cover, saving you money on the rates given at the car rental desks.
This content was last reviewed on 25/09/2023