Flights from London to Bordeaux

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London to Bordeaux

  • London to Bordeaux is 467 miles
  • £24 was the cheapest return price from London to Bordeaux last month
  • The average flight time from London to Bordeaux is 1h 30min
  • 3 airlines fly direct from London to Bordeaux
  • There are 41 flights a week from London to Bordeaux
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Bordeaux last month was easyJet

Flights from London to Bordeaux

This information is correct as of October 2015

Airlines that fly from London to Bordeaux

Direct flights from London to Bordeaux are available with British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet. British Airways and EasyJet flights depart from London Gatwick whilst Ryanair flights depart from London Stansted.

Terminal Information

London Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport is located 30 miles south of London city centre. There are two terminals at the airport. British Airways flights to Bordeaux leave from the North Terminal and EasyJet flights depart from the South. The airport advises passengers travelling on European flights to arrive at least three hours before their scheduled flight departure time, though mobile and online check in in advance can save you time at the airport. Bag drop desks are located in the check in hall for those who need to check in any hold luggage.

Both terminals at London Gatwick have a great range of facilities for passengers. Shops include WHSmith, Boots, Mango, Pandora and Hugo Boss. There’s also a duty free store and currency exchange desks. Passengers will also find a selection of food and drink outlets, offering both fast food to go and meals. There’s Costa Coffee, Jamie’s Italian, McDonald’s, Nando’s and a Wetherspoon pub, to name but a few.

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport is located 30 miles northeast of central London. There is just one terminal at the airport and passengers are advised to arrive two hours before their scheduled flight departure time.

Passengers who want to speed through security can pay £3.50* for a fast track pass which allows them to bypass longer queues. Once through to the departures lounge, there are lots of shops, bars and restaurants. Last minute holiday essentials can be bought from Dixons Travel, Boots, WHSmith, Fat Face and Sunglasses Boutique. There’s also a Wetherspoon pub, Giraffe restaurant, a Starbucks and a Burger King. Other facilities include a duty free store and a currency exchange.

Bordeaux Airport

Bordeaux Airport is located 15 kilometres west of Bordeaux city centre. There is just one terminal at the airport, split into A and B sections connected by a walkway. Arrivals are located on the ground floor.

Facilities in the arrivals hall include a number of cafés, some shops and a duty free store. Car hire desks can be found in the connecting wing between sections A and B of the arrivals hall. Companies operating at the airport include Avis, Firefly, Enterprise, Europcar, Budget, Hertz and Sixt.

A shuttle bus runs from outside the terminal building to Bordeaux city centre. The journey takes an average of 30 minutes and costs €7.20* for a one way ticket. Local buses also stop at the airport and there is a taxi rank outside too.

What to Expect in Bordeaux

Bordeaux’s climate makes it the perfect location for wine making. It enjoys long, warm summers, mild winters and a fair bit of rain. Temperatures reach the high twenties in summer months and rarely drop below freezing in the winter.  

Prices in Bordeaux are usually a little cheaper than in London. A mid-range three course meal for two will cost around €50.00*, a bottle of beer €3.75* and a cappuccino €2.00*. Travel on either public transport or by taxi is much cheaper in Bordeaux than in London.  

Bordeaux is one hour ahead of the UK.

*Prices subject to change

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