Boats run by Les Bateliers Arcachonnais sail to Cap Ferret's Jetée Bélisaire year-round from Arcachon (adult/child €7/5, 30 minutes, at least hourly). In summer, seasonal boats link Cap Ferret with the Dune du Pilat…
Bordeaux Airport is in Mérignac, 10km west of the city centre. It has domestic and international flights to many western European and North African destinations. Low-cost airlines use the Billi Terminal.
Bordeaux is one of France's major rail-transit points. Its train station, Gare St-Jean, is about 3km from the city centre at the southern terminus of Cours de la Marne.
Information and ticketing office for urban trams, buses, boats and the city bike-sharing scheme run by local public transport TBM (Transports Bordeaux Métropole).
The train station is a five-minute walk to the seafront along av du Général de Gaulle.
International bus operator Eurolines is opposite the train station.