Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport is by far the closest airport to Lacanau-Océan; you can find cheap flights from all over Europe. Once you arrive, Chill & Surf Lacanau is only a short journey away!
It’s easy to hire a car and make the 35-mile drive yourself.
Alternatively, take one of the frequent busses into Merignac (15 minutes from the airport terminals) and jump on the TransGironde 702 for the 1h10 journey to Lacanau-Océan. Click on the By Bus tab for more information about this service.
Unfortunately, there is no train station in Lacanau-Océan! Take the bus instead (see the next tab).
The TransGironde Line 702 offers a route from multiple stops in Bordeaux to Lacanau-Océan. The journey takes approximately 1h30, and costs 2€ (one-way) or 3.60€ (return). There are usually 4 return services per day.
The journey by car is relatively straightforward and takes just over an hour (traffic dependent). There are no tolls on this route! Check this map for directions.
There is a dedicated cycle path that runs all the way from Bordeaux to the beach at Lacanau-Océan. It is 60-70km long (depending on where in the city you start), so should take approximately 3h30. Thankfully, the trail is mostly flat, and there are cafés and restaurants along the way.