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How to get to the Dordogne Region

How to get to the Dordogne Region

Flying

Easyjet fly from Gatwick to Bordeaux which is an hour away and there are plenty of hire car rental desks.

Flybe serve Bergerac from many airports around the UK, including Southampton, Manchester, Exeter and Belfast.

Ryanair serve Bergerac airport from Liverpool, Cork, East Midlands, Bristol and Stansted. They also fly into Brive-Souillac airport from Stansted.

British Airways fly from Gatwick and London City to Bergerac, Bordeaux and Toulouse.

Jet2 fly to Bergerac from Manchester and Leeds.

There are several car hire companies at Bergerac and Bordeaux airport, one of the most popular is Rhino Car Hire who will give you a 5% discount for quoting Dordogne Secrets, not a lot but it all helps.  


Driving

The drive can be done in a day from Calais, Boulogne or the other northern France ports. It normally takes about 9 hours from Calais including stops. The most popular route for western Dordogne is Calais > Rouen > Le Mans > Poitiers > Angouleme. For the eastern side the A20 to Limoges is popular.

The Portsmouth to Caen ferry is becoming a popular option now it is all motorway from Caen to Bergerac (about 7hrs drive).

Your holiday home owners will send you detailed instructions before your stay.


Getting Around

Car

If you're looking for a hire car in France, Rhino are an award winning company and have offered our guests a 5% discount. Not huge...but every bit helps I guess.
Car Hire

Train

There is a train line which connects Bordeaux to Bergerac and then Sarlat. Many guests have said what a fantastic adventure they have had visiting these towns by train.
SNCF Rail Network

Cycling

Hundreds of kilometres of cycling routes ribbon along quiet country roads in this deeply rural region. A local bike hire company provide free children’s bikes with an adult hire and will even drop off and collect your bikes.
Cycle Hire

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