Four new air routes
•Fès-Bordeaux with Air Arabia
Air Arabia is one of the last low cost airlines to have arrived in the Bordeaux-Mérignac airport. It offers 2 weekly flights all year round, on Mondays and Saturdays between Fez, imperial city of Morocco, and Bordeaux.
•Las Palmas-Bordeaux with Volotea and Fuerteventura-Bordeaux with Jetairfly
These two winter routes will provide good opportunities for Canarians to go to the continent, every Monday for the first one and every Saturday for the second one, placing Las Palmas less than 3 hours from Bordeaux and Fuerteventura less than 4 hours. The Las Palmas Bordeaux route is open from 17th December to 4th March, Fuerteventura Bordeaux will operate from 7th November to 20th March.
Blue Air, the most important Romanian airline will launch a new route between Bucharest and Bordeaux. The route will be operated with Boing-737-400s twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday, from €29.99 one-way.
Trois liaisons estivales maintenues en hiver
The Bristol/Bordeaux with EasyJet, Edinburgh/Bordeaux with Ryanair and Oran/Bordeaux with Air Algérie routes will be kept during the winter period. The winter extension of connections with Bristol and Edinburgh allow for the renewal of the offer on the British market to New Aquitaine, in addition to the 3 London airports. The winter programme starts 30th October and will come to an end on 25th March 2017.
Bordeaux 2 hours 4 minutes from Paris by train in July 2017
2 hours 4 minutes will be the length of the journey between Paris and Bordeaux compared with 3 hours 14 minutes currently.
The high speed rail route (the LGV) will be put into service at the start of July 2017.
33.5 returns per day will be offered between Île-de-France and New Aquitaine, including 27.5 between Paris and Bordeaux.
17.5 of these journeys between the two cities will be carried out without stops.
It will take 35 minutes to get from Bordeaux to Angoulême and an hour to go from Bordeaux to Poitiers.