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Cheap Flights to Bordeaux

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When is the best time to book a flight to Bordeaux?

Peak season:

Bordeaux benefits from multiple busy periods but it also means cheap flights to Bordeaux are harder to come by. Christmas and New Years’ are popular, as are February to March and July to the end of August. School holidays also see an influx of tourists so make sure you plan in advance and book your flight tickets early on. The Bordeaux Wine Festival takes place in June and is a great event to attend if you are around, again flights to Bordeaux won’t be easy to find so book in advance for savings. The Nuit des Musees happens in May and is a great event for people who like culture and heritage. Book your flights for this and you’ll find many of the museums are available free of charge, making them a great visit for family days out.

Off season:

The winter months of late November to early February are when tourism is at its lowest. With the exception of Christmas, you’ll be able to find cheap flights to Bordeaux as well as discounts on accommodation too. Make sure to pack for colder weather though as the temperatures do drop a bit. The nearest ski resort is around 250km away so don’t expect a winter escape to the slopes.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bordeaux?

Book your flights to Bordeaux a couple of months in advance, or even earlier if it’s during the peak months or around a festival. If you secure your flight tickets early enough you can grab absolute bargains. Off season prices are more reasonable and you have a better chance of getting deals, but if you plan ahead the summer can be done cheaply. Being flexible will allow you to find the cheapest flights to Bordeaux, with some times of the year being as little as £19 per person. It all varies and depends when you look and how far in advance you book though.

How long is the flight to Bordeaux?

Flights from London to Bordeaux: 1 hour 35 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux: 3 hours 55 minutes

Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux: 3 hours 35 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux: 4 hours 40 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Bordeaux?

British Airways and KLM operate flights to Bordeaux although easyJet is the primary airline along with Air France. You’ll find easyJet offer the cheapest flights to Bordeaux as they are a budget airline who provide cheaper flight tickets than a lot of the more mainstream airlines. That said, some budget airlines to add on a hefty fee for checked in baggage so you should take that into consideration when booking. British Airways have the added bonus of providing complimentary snacks and beverages onboard their flights to you could take advantage of that if the price of their flight tickets isn’t too much.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The easiest way to get into the city is via a bus. There are no train services from the airport although you can get a bus to the train station. Liane 1 is the public bus you will want to get and it runs regularly every day and costs around 1 euro 50 per ticket. The only other option other than hiring a car is to jump into a taxi from outside of the airport. This is a quicker option but also a lot more expensive. If you have a lot of baggage though or if there are a few of you to split the fare, a taxi can be a good option to consider. It’s also worth checking to see if your hotel provides transfers as this will save you money and give you peace of mind after your flights to Bordeaux.

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How much do things cost in Bordeaux?

Restaurants
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
£ 1.52
3 course meal for 2
£ 36.96
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
£ 2.59
Markets
Large bottle of water
£ 0.66
Bottle of wine
£ 4.67
Transport
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 3.89
1 mile taxi journey
£ 1.88
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 1.01
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 1.17
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
£ 63.21
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 57.05
How much does a beer cost in Bordeaux?
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
£ 1
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
£ 1
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
£ 5
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
£ 4

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More information about Bordeaux

  • As capital of the Aquitaine region, bustling Bordeaux is an excellent destination for a city break in France.
  • Boasting works by Renoir, Picasso and Rubens, Bordeaux's Fine Art Museum is one of France’s finest.
  • Bordeaux's historic neo-classical Grand Theatre opened in the 18th century and is an important symbol of the city.
  • Indulge in wine tasting and sample great local wines for which the region of Bordeaux is famous throughout the world.
  • Visit the links above to book cheap flights to Bordeaux and save on a memorable trip to southwest France?
  • Day trips to nearby towns and villages such as Cadillac, Sauternes, Saint-Emilion and Blaye are sure to be enjoyable.
  • The Saint-Seurin Basilica, UNESCO World Heritage site and founder in the sixth century, is Bordeaux’s oldest church.
  • Shoppers should head to the designer stores of the Golden Triangle or the many colourful markets throughout Bordeaux.
  • Nightlife thrives in the bars, cafes and nightclubs of bustling squares such as Place de la Victoire and Place Gambetta.
  • Founded in 1629, the Botanical Garden of Bordeaux has long served as a green oasis for relaxation and recreation.

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