Airport Transfers from Bordeaux to Arcachon

The closest airport is Bordeaux Airport, with a transfer time of around 75-90 minutes.

Other nearby transport: Bordeaux train station, La Rochelle Airport or Bergerac Airport.


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About Arcachon

There are many great reasons why you, your family and your friends are going to love a holiday in Arcachon. Some of the reasons are listed below.

  • Safe flat water bathing
  • Amazing seafood
  • Spectacular Dune du Pyla
  • Quick, efficient airport transfers / taxis from Bordeaux Airport
  • Lots for the kids to do
  • Golden sandy beaches
  • Authentic French atmosphere

Arcachon is a great place to unwind and sample some of the best seafood and local wines in Europe. To make the most of your trip to the beautiful place book a Sea-Lifts airport transfer or taxi. Our local drivers have excellent local knowledge and will assist you in every way possible.

Arcachon (Arcaishon in Gascon) is a part of the Gironde department in the south west of France. The area is renowned for its rough seas and is a popular spot for surfers. However Arcachon is a popular bathing location due to the flat, calm and safe inlet called le bassin d’Arcachon. Situated on the Atlantic coast 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of Bordeaux in the Landes forest, which stretches all the way down the coast to Hossegor. It has a fine beach and a mild climate. It is also a haven for flat water kitesurfers.

At its southern entrance from the Atlantic ocean, you will find Europe’s largest sanddune, Dune de Pyla (or du Pilat), the dune is spectacular and stands at over 100 meters high. You can hike up it, however it is important to stick to the path as it is part of France’s nature reserve and walking on the dune causes damage. Due to the natural elements the dune moves on average 5 meters per year in a easterly direction.

The Bordeaux and Gironde area of France is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe. Epic golf courses in the area include; Garden Golf de Margaus, Chateau des Vigiers, Golf de Bordeaux-Cameyrac, Golf du Medoc, Golf de Teynac, Golf de Bordeaux-Pessac, Golf de Lolivarie, Golf d’Arcachon, Golf de Biscarrosse and Golf d’Aquitaine.

Sea-Lifts can organize all your transport for your golf trip. Contact us for a quote.

Arcachon is known for the “Arcachonnaise”, the local name for a traditional house of the region, which is the architectural style of many of the older houses built there. It is a type of Victorian architecture, and was criticized for generations, but is now considered to be charming and appropriate for the region. Arcachon was born 150 years ago, after Emperor Napolean lll signed off it’s official birth certificate. Before 2 May 1857 it was just a forest of pine trees, oaks and strawberry trees (arbutus), with no road links, and home to fewer than 400 people, mostly fishermen and peasants.

In earlier years, when some hygienists began to recommend sea bathing, three sea establishments were laid out by some entrepreneurs especially for the Bordeaux bourgeoisie and other wealthy people. This was the beginning of a new lifestyle, and some of the locals got the opportunity to claim their independence from La Teste-de-Buch, which owned their properties, in order to found a “free” new town, Arcachon.

Airport transfer types to suit all budgets



Share the vehicle with other passengers with similar flights & destinations.


One of the most cost effective and efficient ways of getting to the resort.



Similar to a shared transfer, except this runs to a set timetable, so you’re required to book a service that works for your flight times.


Generally not door-to-door but cheaper.



Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.


No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.



Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.


Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.


Exec & Limousine

Enjoy vehicles such as a top-of-the-range Mercedes minivan or an S-Class Mercedes limousine.


Like a private transfer, but with the additional benefit of travelling in style.

Truly flawless door-to-door service

  • Relax knowing that someone will be waiting at the airport
  • 24/7 assist while you’re travelling
  • Get to your destination safely and comfortably

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