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Basic info and car hire in Bordeaux Airport

  • IATA airport code: BOD

  • ICAO airport code: LFBD

  • Full name: Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport

  • Location: Mérignac, France

  • Website: Visit official web page

  • Contact: 05 56 34 50 50

  • Owner: Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac

  • Elevation:  162 ft / 49 m

  • Number of runways: 2

About Bordeaux Airport

With a car hire at Bordeaux Airport you’ll drive your way towards the places you’d most like to visit. Bordeaux Airport is not known for its friendliness towards its users, but once you’re prepared for its roughness, you’ll manage just fine. The airport is your starting point towards the French experience, and we assure you, you’ll enjoy yourself in it!

Drive your rental car around Bordeaux Airport

There's a lot of places you can drive to from Bordeaux. Pessac is one of the nearest destinations you can explore. It has some great restaurants there – with delicious French cuisine – and the Chateau Pape Clement is a castle you just have to visit. Its corridors are something to see, and the gardens are beautiful. You can taste some exquisite wines that are made there as well.

Bruges and Cenon are also great places to visit – because of the food, beautiful nature or historical sights they got to offer.

Services in Bordeaux Airport

Frankly, Bordeaux is not a very popular Airport. Travellers that have been there usually complain regarding long queues, Terminal signage and poor experience at the airport. You should also know that there are no toilet facilities or coffee shops before the security area.

However, the car hire at Bordeaux Airport should not cause you any stress. Our partners are professional and friendly, and their cars as they should be. The airport is just a starting point. And we're sure your Bordeaux experience as a whole will be positive.

History of Bordeaux Airport

Bordeaux Airport was built in 2005. With a little bit more than 5 million passengers counted in 2015, this is the sixth busiest airport in France.

Petrol stations near Bordeaux Airport

There’s several petrol stations near the Bordeaux-Merignac airport, but none in the near vicinity. Two petrol stations are located at the highway to the north from the airport exit. There are others, but you’ll have to leave the highway to find them. When you’ll be dropping you hired car at the Bordeaux Airport, check your fuel policy and refuel your tank if necessary.