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 from the airport (changing in Mérignac) to Lacanau: find out more on the By Bus tab.
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.
Take one of the frequent busses from the terminal to Mérignac Centre (a 15-minute journey) and jump on the TransGironde 702 for the 1h10 journey to Lacanau-Océan. Check out the map below for the connecting walk between these two buses:
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.