Come to Aquitaine

With its long coastline opening out towards the rest of the world, Aquitaine lies at a crossroads between the routes linking Paris and Spain, the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
The region is a major hub with rapid transport links to the rest of France, the major European cities, and the world.

By road

By car :
A10 : Paris-Bordeaux
A62 : Toulouse-Bordeaux
A63 : Biarritz-Bordeaux
A65 : Pau-Bordeaux
A89 : Clermont-Ferrand Bordeaux

Information, tolls, routes
Tél. : 33 (0)5 56 96 33 33

By bus :
This means of transport is back in fashion.

Check out the travel deals here to help you prepare your journey : or

:: See the distances table.

By air

A large number of regional, national and international companies offer daily services in and out of the airports of Aquitaine. Paris is less than one hour away and the major European cities under 2 hours away by air.

:: Bordeaux – Mérignac International Airport

Tél. : 33 (0)5 56 34 50 00

:: Biarritz – Pays Basque International Airport
Tél. : 33 (0)5 59 43 83 83

:: Pau – Pyrénées International Airport
Tél. : 33 (0)5 59 33 33 00

:: Bergerac-Dordogne-Périgord Airport
Tél. +33 (0)5 53 22 25 25


By train

Full rail links backed up by the T.G.V. Atlantique high-speed train make Aquitaine a major communications hub. Paris is just 3 hours from Bordeaux, Nantes 4 hours, Lille 5 hours and Brussels 6 hours.

Information, fares, bookings :

To plan your journey by train across Europe, visit Consult timetables and book train tickets with European railway companies.

Information, fares, bookings

By sea

The ports of Bordeaux and Bayonne offer cruise ships the possibility of mooring right in the city centre.

:: Port of
:: Port of Bayonne :

River cruise offers from Bordeaux are multiplying! Visiting Bordeaux vineyards and discovering the area’s heritage are included.

Several companies currently offer river cruises::

:: CroisiEurope :
:: Uniworld :
:: Viking River Cruises :
:: Scenic Tours

As of 1 January 2016, the Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes regions are now only one! Also discover tourism opportunities in