Getting to the festival

By car

Bordeaux can be reached via four motorways:

  • The A10 from Paris via Orléans, Tours and Poitiers
  • The A62 from Toulouse
  • The A89 from Lyon via Clermont-Ferrand and Périgueux
  • The A65 from Spain via Bayonne

Journey time:

  • Paris – 6 hours
  • Toulouse – 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Poitiers – 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Marseille – 6 hours
  • Lyon – 5 hours 20 minutes
  • La Rochelle – 2 hours
  • Bayonne – 2 hours

Have you thought about car sharing?


Need somewhere to stay during the festival?

Mercure Hotels will gladly accommodate your during your visit to Bordeaux and its surrounding areas.

The Bordeaux Métropole Tourist office can also help you to plan your trip, visit its website for various accommodation options.

Tram, bus

A large public transport network serves Bordeaux city centre and its suburbs. Visit the TBM website for more information

Long distance buses connect Bordeaux to the cities of Rennes, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Barcelona, Brussels, and many more.

By plane

Fly to the festival via Bordeaux-Mérignac airport.

Tel. +33 (0)5 56 34 50 50

Shuttle buses operate between the airport and Bordeaux train station and take just 30 mins.

You can also reach Bordeaux city centre by taking the Liane 1 bus.

By taxi

A single contact number available 24/7:

Taxi télé Bordeaux – Tel. +33 (0)5 56 96 00 34