Car Hire in Biarritz airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Before you jet off on your next sun-bleached holiday to Biarritz, explore your options for car hire in the area with Skyscanner.
Car hire companies situated in Biarritz airport
Inside the terminal you’ll find branches for Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise and Sixt. You’ll find all of these inside the terminal, but the cars and car parks are located just outside.
The nearest petrol station to Biarritz airport
It’s worth noting whether or not your car hire provider will need you to return the car with a full tank of petrol. If you’re heading into Biarritz from the airport, there are two options: Relais Marne on Avenue de la Marne, which is just off the D260 northbound, or TOTAL, which is closeby to the hippodrome and slightly further south.
Both of these stations are just a 5-minute drive away from the airport.
What to expect when driving from the airport
Biarritz airport is only a 15-minute drive from the centre of Biarritz, so it’s well placed for a short and sweet city break. When you exit the airport turn left on the D810, then at the first roundabout, take the second exit onto the D260. Avenue de Verdun is a one-way road leading into Biarritz city centre, which will be on your left. After that, follow the signs to reach Port Vieux, Grand Plage or Plage Cote des Basques.
Popular destinations to drive to from Biarritz
Biarritz is in the Acquitane region of France, closeby to Bayonne and Anglet. It’s also a really popular starting point for surfers looking to explore France’s western coast, and if you’re very adventurous, you can drive to San Sebastian from here too. City breaks in Biarritz are usually compromised of the young and body beautiful, looking to have a good time – check out why Biarritz is a great party city here.
This small French commune sits on the edges of the rivers Nive and Adour, with a history dating back to the Roman times. Bayonne is north of Biarritz airport. To reach the town, follow the D810 moving south. The airport will be signposted, and the journey takes just less than 20 minutes.
Anglet is a small town just north of Biarritz – it only takes 5 minutes to reach it from the airport. Follow the D810 northbound from the airport, and turn left onto. Avenue d'Espagne. It’s easy to park on one of the streets here for a short stroll around.
This city is nestled into the hills of northern Spain, and it’s green surroundings, small and clean beaches and Basque architecture make it a very popular destination for road trippers from Biarritz. You can reach this Spanish port town in less than an hour.
To reach San Sebastian, turn left onto the D810 when exiting the airport. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto the A63 – San Sebastian is signposted here. This is the toll road that leads into Spain, and you’ll be driving on it for 40km. Once you’re over the border, follow the signs for San Sebastian. If you want to take the scenic route, you can keep on the D810 moving south, but this will take longer. There are several options for parking once you’re in the city, including pay & displays and car parks (but you can also opt to park on one of the quieter streets).