Explore away with Bordeaux car hire

SIXT welcomes you to south-west France with a premium vehicle fleet for your Bordeaux car hire. With affordable prices and competitive hire options, we have a selection of vehicles that will match with your travel plan, whether it’s to stay within the city or venture out into the region. Smaller economy vehicles, electric or fuel, are ideal for town visits while sports models will take you on the open road in style. We have branches in a number of convenient locations around Bordeaux including Bordeaux Airport and the main railway station Bordeaux Saint-Jean TGV - making it easy to collect your car hire when you arrive in the city. 


SIXT services in Bordeaux

At SIXT in Bordeaux we can arrange long-term hire as well as weekly or weekend hire plans. The shorter term options are ideal for those who just want to see the highlights of Bordeaux over a few days while long-term hire offers flexibility for you if you wish to settle in the region for a longer period of time. Vehicle categories range from premium saloons to MPVs and there is a choice of bookable extras including sat navs, child seats or additional drivers. SIXT’s friendly English-speaking customer service team is available 24/7 to help you decide on the best Bordeaux car hire plan for you. 

SIXT services in Bordeaux

Good to know when you’re visiting Bordeaux

Under-25 Car Hire

In France we can hire a car to drivers as young as 18 years old as long as they have held a licence for more than 2 years.  

Flexible Booking

You can cancel for free any time up to the time of booking if you opt to pay on arrival. Simply select ‘pay later’ during booking.  

One-Way Car Hire

Select a different drop off location during the booking, however, this is subject to availability and will incur a surcharge.  

What to do while in Bordeaux 

You'll find a myriad things to do in Bordeaux ­– from viewing prehistoric cave paintings to driving through the scenic hills of vineyards that produce the famous wines of the region. The city is celebrated for its architecture, epitomised by Cathédrale Saint-André. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site on the medieval pilgrimage trail, the Route of Saint James. It's every bit as majestic as Paris's Notre-Dame. Classical music- and theatre-lovers can attend performances at the regal Le Grand Théâtre, built in 1780. Or head to Jardin de la Mairie public park to spend time in nature. Here you'll also find the Museum of Beaux-Arts, the city's main art gallery. To discover the history of the Bordeaux region, visit the Museum of Aquitaine, with exhibits including Gallic coins from 2 BCE. You can explore a retired modern French cruiser, the Croiseur Colbert, or drive out to Grotte de Pair-non-Pair to view some of the oldest cave paintings in the world.

Summer in Bordeaux 

Bordeaux in the summer time has endless options from walking in the mountains, exploring vineyards or heading to the coast. Using your Bordeaux car hire, venture to the Atlantic Ocean, in just over an hour you can be at Arcachon Bay with its white sandy beaches and the option to hit the waves or bathe in the shelter of the bay. Of course you could stay within the town, driving your convertible along the banks of the river to the Place de la Bourse, an iconic square built in the mid 1700s.  


  • Rated 4.1 out of 5 from 1374 Ratings

Wendi D.

Jonathan at Bordeaux is amazing!

C. Tong I.

In todays day and age I find myself happy when I deal with a rental car agency that gives me just what I ordered. So, consider me super happy with this sixt location. I was greeted with a smile and Alex (Alan?) didn’t treat me like I was bothering his day. He went over the details/essentials and at this point I figured he was going for the hard sell extras, but nope, he was asking me about my plans to see if he could upgrade me (which he ended up doing) for free. Once done he asked once if I wanted any of the extras but once I explained I was covered he said no more and finished billing me. I really appreciate the fact that he treated me like a human being, and although he didn’t get me to purchase more extras than I wanted, this type of service makes me want to use this location again for sure (and also this company!). Kudos to sixt for having staff like him, and I hope his work ethic is repeated across all locations! Also- I didn’t have to report any damage prior to leaving the lot because they were already honest about it and had it printed out on my invoice- 2 scratches on the rims, which I barely noticed- again a novelty in the car rental game!

Sam R.

I had a good experience here. A quick and friendly handover on arrival with 2 little ones which was handy. The car was basically new, clean and top end of the market. On return the staff were friendly and helpful. Great experience and I highly recommend.


Car was brand new. Sevice was super smooth and fast. Also had a very easy drop off too. Always had great experiences with Sixt and the team in Bordeaux- Merignac airport certainly delievered on this!

Edouard J.

After bad experiences with the competitors I will use only Sixt for my rents.

Do not use Europcar or Avis, big problems many times !!!!!!!

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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