Looking for flights from London to Bordeaux? Look no further! Here’s all the essential information you need to know before jetting off to the south-west of France.
How to get to London Stansted airport
You can get to London Stansted Airport (STN) in a variety of ways ahead of your flights from London to Bordeaux, but the Stansted Express train is by far the most convenient. The journey-time is just over 45 minutes from Liverpool Street in the city centre to the airport. If travelling by London’s underground railway, the journey will take around 90 minutes, while the National Express coach takes roughly two hours to get to Stansted. There is also short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay parking available if you’d prefer to drive to the airport before you fly from London to Bordeaux.
London Stansted Airport: Overview
Stansted welcomes around 25 million passengers every year which means the airport can get very busy. Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to get through security before your flights from London to Bordeaux. Once you pass through security to the main terminal you’ll notice all boarding gates are based in satellite buildings around the terminal. There are lots of cafés, restaurants, bars and shops in the terminal –you’ll be spoiled for choice in terms of places to shop and eat before your flight.
Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport: Overview
Ryanair operates out of Terminal Billi in Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD). The airport is located around 12km west of the city. You can drive to Bordeaux from the airport via the A630 autoroute and it takes around half an hour to reach the city. Check out Ryanair Car Hire for the best deals on car rentals for your journey. The airport also provides a shuttle bus service to Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station which takes around 30 minutes.
What to expect on arrival in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is a famed for its delicious food, tranquil scenery, stunning architecture and of course, exceptional wine. Pack loose clothing if you plan to indulge (and you should).
Feel like getting active? Climb the 229 steps of the Pey-Berland bell tower and you’ll be treated to an incredible view of the city. Or, if you fancy seeing the city’s fine architecture up close, head to the Triangle d’Or, or the Gold Triangle, which looks as beautiful as it sounds.
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From London to Bordeaux: Practical Information
There are lots of ways to get around Bordeaux. Around 65 different bus routes connect the city, as well as 3 tramway lines. Bordeaux is also a great place to explore by bike, with 154 stations of 1,700 bikes available for public use via VCub.
Over the summer months, temperatures rise as high as 27°C during the day and rarely drop below 10°C throughout the year. It’s a good idea to pack a rain jacket however, as rain is common regardless of what time of year you fly from London to Bordeaux.
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Before your flights from London to Bordeaux, make sure you convert your pounds to euros, and remember to pack a travel adaptor so you can use your electronic devices.
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