Getting to Biarritz Airport

Biarritz Airport has the official code of BIQ, and is know by its full name as the Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport, due to is location so nearby all three of these large towns. The airport can also be referred to as the Parme Airport, as is it situated on the grounds of Parme. The destination of medium size, with approximately one million passengers per annum, but is capable of handling up to 1.4 million passengers each year. Biarritz directions are relatively simple to follow, as the airport is directly connected to a number of prominent roads in the area. It is also a modern construction, with a variety of facilities for arriving and departing passengers, and a number of transport options.

The airport serves the French departments of Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques, and is one of the airports in the Aquitaine region of the country. The town of Biarritz is approximately 5km or 3 miles south-west of the airport, and lies on the Bay of Biscay, along the Atlantic coast, in south-western France. Areas particularly nearby Biarritz are Les Trois Croix, Bassussarry, Katalinenea and Anglet, while areas a little further include Bidart, Guéthary, Kokotia and Saint-Jean-de-Luz, to the south. South of the airport is also the border between France and Spain, only 18km, or 11 miles away. In the country of France, Biarritz is to the west of Toulouse and to the south of Bordeaux, which are two of the larger cities of the country. Main roads leading past the airport include the D810, the D260 and the A63 Autoroute.

Directions from Biarritz, Anglet and Bayonne

From Biarritz, motorists should reach the D260 road, also known as the Boulevard du Bab, and head south-southeast for the airport. The journey will take no longer than a few minutes, but always leave in good time for your departure flight. Traffic is not usually congested, but always allow time for possible road delays. The D260 connects directly, and indirectly, with the D810 airport road.

From central Anglet, and Bayonne, the D810 can be used to reach Biarritz Airport, and the journey will also only take a few minutes. The D810 can also be referred to as the Av. Maréchal Soult nearby Bayonne, the Av. De Bayonne closer to Anglet and the Av. d’Espagne as it nears the airport.

Directions from further towns and cities

Directly east of the airport is the A64, which provides access to the three towns; Briscous and Mouguerre, as well as from Pau and Orthez. A little further along the A64 is Tarbes, Muret and Toulouse. The A63 runs on the eastern side of the airport, to the south and north of Bayonne, providing access from Castets, Capbreton and Labenne, as well as from Bordeaux, further to the north, and from Hendaye towards the south. From Hendaye, motorists will also pass Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Guéthary and Bidart. The A63 is also the road to take from nearby Spanish destinations, such as San Sebastian and Irun. Other roads connecting to the D810 of Biarritz Airport are the D932 from Larresore and Ustaritz, and the D255 and D3 from Arbonne, Bassussarry, Arcangues and Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle.

Biarritz Airport consists of a single terminal building, which has parking facilities for passengers arriving in their own motor vehicle. The parking lots are within easy walking distance of the terminal; therefore there is no need for further transport once arriving at the airport. Within the terminal there is an area for departing passengers, with several check-in desks, as well as a restaurant, bar and several shops. The shop Relay sells various newspapers, magazines and books, and Quiksilver offers a wide variety of clothing and accessories. Other services at the airport include wireless broadband Internet connections, a letterbox and conference facilities for business passengers. The terminal is well equipped for the needs of disabled passengers as well, with help desks, dedicated parking spaces nearby the terminal entrance, adequate toilet facilities and pavement ramps. Further assistance can also be arranged with the concerning airline company.

Passengers who would like to travel to Biarritz Airport by public transport have several options. The Chronoplus buses are the local bus services, and run to the airport from the Biarritz train station, the Bayonne train station and various other locations. A number of other bus services travel to the airport as well. There is no train station at the airport; therefore the bus will be needed for transport when arriving in Biarritz by train. Taxis are also available for transport to the airport, and can be called to collect you from any nearby destination. Additionally, private transfer companies’ offer transport from all areas nearby, as well as from further towns and cities.

Further details regarding the airport can be obtained from the information desk within the terminal, which is open from 08:00 to 22:00 every day of the week, or more accurate Biarritz directions can be found online, at https://maps.google.com.