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Biarritz Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Biarritz Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Biarritz Airport.

What to Expect

Biarritz Airport has a smaller, older terminal that operates a few year-round flights as well as many seasonal routes. Facilities are limited to a couple cafes and shops. WiFi is available for a fee. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for its location and access information.

Where to Sleep

The airport closes nightly, by 11:00PM most days of the week, so spending the night here is not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Biarritz Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Inter- Hotel Amarys – (5 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. Taxis are available if you choose not to walk. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Campanile Biarritz– (10 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. Taxis are available if you choose not to walk. » Check Rates
  • Novotel Biarritz Anglet Aéroport – (5 minutes from the airport) Free Airport shuttle is available from 5:30AM to 9:30PM. You can also call the hotel upon arrival for pick-up (+33 (0) 5 59 58 50 50). » Check Rates
  • Ibis Biarritz-Angelet Aéroport – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available for a fee. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Biarritz Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Biarritz Airport for a fee.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Next to the bar/restaurant.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Belharra (Landside) • La Peña (Landside/outside of airport) • Taste ‘N Fly (Airside).

Information Desk – Hours: 8:00AM – 10:45PM (Mon-Fri) • 8:00AM – 8:00PM (Sat) • 8:00AM – 10:30PM (Sun).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Medical Services – A First Aid room is located next to the Information Desk.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Shopping – Shops at the airport include Relay newsstand and Quiksilver retail clothing shop.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:30AM – 11:00PM (Mon-Fri) • 5:45AM – 10:00PM (Sat) • 6:00AM – 10:45PM (Sun).

Airlines

As of February 2018, Biarritz airport is served by the following airlines: Air France • easyJet • Finnair • Flybe • Hop! • Air Nostrum • Luxair • RyanAir • SAS • Swiss • Voltea.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Chronoplus local bus network serves the airport with multiple bus routes. Chronoplus line C links the airport with Biarritz-La Négresse train station in a 10-minute journey, and Chronoplus line 14 offers service to Bayonne train station. A one-hour ticket is €1.00, or for €2.00 you can purchase a ticket good for up to 24 hours of travel on the Chronoplus network.

ATCRB bus route 816 offers service between the airport and Hendaye, with stops at Biarritz-La Négresse railway station and the towns of Bidart, Guéthary and St-Jean-de-Luz.

Bus service between the airport and Spain is offered by two private companies. Pesa and Conda offer service between Biarritz Airport and San Sebastian or Pamplona.

For route maps, schedules and additional fare information for bus transportation to and from the airport, visit the Biarritz Airport website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area outside of the airport terminal. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]