Car Hire at Bergerac Airport
This information is correct as of June 2015
Whether you want to delve it the Dordogne’s famous wines, mingle with the locals or explore a world of medieval and roman architecture, you can find the best car hire at Bergerac Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Bergerac Airport
There are six car hire companies with desks at Bergerac Airport: Avis, Buggs, Enterprise, Europecar, Hertz and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Bergerac Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is an ESSO Petrol Station located close to Bergerac Airport. From the airport turn right onto the N21, go straight on at the roundabout and follow the N21 towards Bergerac for about half a kilometre and the garage is on the left, after the Bricolage.
Driving around Bergerac Airport
Bergerac Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. Situated in the Aquitaine region of France, its location falls under the Dordogne region. The main road from Bergerac is the N21, which is also known as the Av. Paul Painlevé, and passes Le Therme, La Mérille and Le Prince on its way to Bergerac. It links the airport with Agen and Bordeaux. The D19 is another main road that passes on to the east of Bergerac Airport. Further south is Toulouse with Limoges to the north via the A20 Autoroute.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Bergerac Airport.
Brive’s golden sandstone heart is a maze of cute cafes and shops while the outdoor market is the backdrop for lively local conversation and hearty, robust food. Friendly locals and stunning surrounding countryside make this a wonderful change from the traditional city break.
It takes about an hour and a half to reach Brive-la- Gaillarde from Bergerac Airport. Taking the N21 from the airport, follow it to the A89 toll road taking exit 19 towards Brive-Centre.
Bordeaux is a wine taster’s paradise while museums, galleries, outdoor markets, Roman ruins, exquisite countryside and landscaped parks provide for those who haven’t come to indulge in the local tipple; although the vineyards are beautiful for strolling through.
It takes an hour and a half to reach Bordeaux from Bergerac Airport. Take the N21 from the airport, following signs for Bordeaux. Merge onto the A89 toll road taking the exit towards Arcachon and Bordeaux Centre.
The second largest town in the beautiful Dordogne is one of the region’s major wine producers. Watch barges carry wine down the meandering rivers, stroll Saturday morning markets, browse bookshops, galleries and museums or simply enjoy the charming tea rooms tucked away on the winding narrow cobbles of the old town.
Bergerac is just a ten minute drive from the airport to the city centre. Head west from the airport, turning right onto Avenue Paul Painleve (N21) and follow signs to Bergerac on the D709. Parking on the street in Bergerac is free. There is parking near the harbour and also a car park at the entrance to the old town. There is very little car crime in this part of France. Some hotels in Bergerac may also offer parking.