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How to get to the Dordogne

It is so easy for you to get there!

Part of the New Aquitaine region in South-west France, just an hour’s drive to the east of Bordeaux, Dordogne Périgord is one of the largest and most picturesque départements in France, as well as being one of the most prolific in terms of its number of listed historic buildings.

Dordogne by air

The Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (External link) welcomes direct flights from 11 UK airports:

- With British Airways from London City Airport (seasonal): 0844 493 0787 www.britishairways.com (External link)

- With Ryanair, from Bristol, East Midlands, Liverpool, London (Stansted)
Ryanair, 0871 2460 000, www.ryanair.com (External link)

- With Flybe, from Birmingham, Exeter, Edinburgh, Leeds-Bradford, London (Gatwick), Southampton
Flybe, 0871 7000 123, www.flybe.com (External link)

- With Jet2.com from Leeds Bradford
Jet2.com, 0871 226 1 737, www.jet2.com (External link)

Information, fares, bookings

Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport
www.bergerac.aeroport.fr (External link)
Phone: 00 33 5 53 22 25 25

Dordogne by car

  • A20: Paris-Limoges; RN21: Limoges-Périgueux (500 kms - 311 miles)
  • A10: Paris-Poitiers; RN 10: Poitiers-Angoulême; D939: Angoulême-Périgueux (500 kms - 311 miles)
  • A89: Bordeaux-Périgueux (120 kms - 75 miles)
  • D936: Bordeaux-Périgueux (100 kms - 62 miles)

Information, tolls, routes www.viamichelin.com (External link)
Phone : 00 33 56 96 33 33

Dordogne by train

Paris-Périgueux (4 h)

  • Paris- Angoulême TGV, then hire car to Périgueux (2h30)
  • Bordeaux-Périgueux (1h15)
  • Toulouse-Périgueux (3 h)
  • Lyon-Périgueux (5 h)


Rail Europe : www.raileurope.co.uk (External link)

Car rental

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From Bergerac train station:

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