Car Hire at Bergerac Airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Hire a car at Bergerac Airport and explore the Dordogne on your own schedule. There are chateaux to visit, traditional food markets to discover, and lots of rolling green hills that provide the perfect backdrop to a relaxing drive.
Where to hire a car at Bergerac Airport
There are six car hire companies based at Bergerac Airport: Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, and Buggs. The car rental companies are in a separate building outside the arrivals hall and just past the taxi rank.
Petrol stations near Bergerac Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There are no petrol stations on the airport premises: most of the service stations are about ten minutes drive away. The nearest is at the Intermarche Hypermarket, just off the N21 road if you’re approaching the airport from the north.
Driving around Bergerac Airport
The airport connects directly to the N21, a national road which runs all the way from Limoges to Gavarnie. This is a trunk road, so there are no tolls to worry about and no intimidating motorway traffic.
Getting to your destination
Medieval architecture, a charming market, and a goose festival famous among foodies make Sarlat a top choice for a Dordogne holiday.
It takes about an hour and a quarter to reach Sarlat from Bergerac Airport. The D703 road is the easiest route. Once you arrive in Sarlat you’ll find parking on the outskirts of the town centre. There are car parks to the south at Place du 14 Juillet and Place de La Grande Rigaudie, to the east at Place M. Albe, and to the north east at Place de la Bouquerie and Place Salvador Allende. From here it’s a short walk into the town.
The capital of the Dordogne, this lively town is packed with excellent cafes and restaurants as well as historic architecture and old world charm.
Périgueuxis just a 45 minute drive up the N-21 from Bergerac Airport. There are lots of parking spaces in Périgueux: some are free, while others are managed by Vinci Park and are not. There are three underground car parks: it costs €32 (about £22.80) to park all day and €50 (about £35.60) to park for a day and a night.
Fantastic wines, lively street markets, and plenty of interesting buildings and museums make Bergerac a pleasant place to explore.
It only takes ten minutes to reach the centre of Bergerac from the airport. Free car parking is available throughout the town, as well as a few pay and display car parks which are operational during work hours. There’s plenty of free parking around the harbour, and many hotels in Bergerac offer guest car parking, too.
Prices subject to change