How to get to Cap-Ferret ?

Getting to Cap-Ferret is easier than you think : there are 4 interesting ways with which you can get to the area easily. Apart from the usual means of transport, such as airplanes, train or car, we offer you today the most original solution to travel to Cap-Ferret: arrival by boat crossing the famous Bay Of Arcachon!

Travel by car

It is easy to reach the peninsula by car thanks to the existence of many motorways located on the axes between Paris and Spain as well as the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Because of this privileged opportunity, you only have to take one of these tracks from your departure city:

Paris to Bordeaux:

A10Toulouse-Bordeaux: A62

Biarritz-Bordeaux: A63

Pau-Bordeaux: A65

Clermont-Ferrand Bordeaux: A89

Travel by plane

Bordeaux-Mérignac airport is the closest platform to Cap-Ferret. The latter is located 45 km from the peninsula or 40 minutes as the crow flies. Once you land there, you will have the opportunity to rent a car or take a taxi so as to take you to the city center.

Bordeaux-Mérignac airfield is served by several airlines including Air France, British Airways, Royal Air Maroc, etc. However, for those traveling with a small budget, there are flights available at low cost or at reduced cost. Billi is an example of an airline that offers this kind of advantage.

Travel by train 

The SNFC stations advance an easy and quick two- way trip from Facture, Arcachon and Bordeaux to join Lège-Cap. The Facture-Biganos is located 24 km from the town of Lège-Cap Ferret, from where you will have direct access to the center of Cap Ferret.Arcachon railway station is located 43 km from Lège-Cap Ferret. Once you arrive at your destination, you can take shuttles that make connections to Cap Ferret or Le Canon in less than 30 minutes.

Great bonus: Boat trip

There are several shuttles that run from the Union Basins to Arcachon in less than 30 minutes. "Les Bateliers Arcachonnais" is one of the major naval companies serving the lagoon by making several connections between the French and Arcachon shores.

Here is a small list of names of boats to memorize: Arcachon Cap Ferret, Le Moulleau Cap Ferret, Arcachon Andernos, Arcachon The Canon Grand Piquey.


Our holiday rental offers in Cap Ferret

House Lège-Cap-Ferret
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