Arcachon Train Station lies nearby the beach at 250 meters from the Atlantic Ocean. Arcachon is located 55 kilometers southwest of Bordeaux in France. According to European standards it's a young city as it was only founded by Emperor Napoleon III in May 1857. The city's main attraction is the Dune of Pyla, Europe's largest sand dune, which is no less than 3 kilometers long, 500 meters wide, and even up to 107 meters high. Absolutely worth a visit.
Do you want to go to the beach or visit the city's surroundings? Taxis from company Born Taxi can be found on the side of the station; reservations via Tel. 05 56 83 88 88. There are also several city buses leaving from the station. They bring you for example to Arcachon's beaches. Buses run between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. and are free within the city limits. On the left inside the concourse you can rent a car to explore the surroundings of Arcachon. Do you prefer to move around on two wheels? Opposite the main entrance of the train station you can rent bikes, scooters, and motorbikes at Holiday Bikes and Loca Beach on Avenue du Général Leclerc, numbers 31 and 34. A train ticket gives you a 10% discount at both companies.
Inside the concourse you can buy train tickets from both ticket offices and ticket machines. Besides travel information and a lost-and-found office there are restrooms, soft-drink dispensers, phone booths, a passport photo booth and photocopiers. Do you like Arcachon? There's also a real estate agent at the station.
The train station has a Relay kiosk. This international chain offers a large selection of literature, magazines, newspapers, books and related products.
Frequently asked questions
Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest?
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
What do I need to do when picking up a car?
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
Are there any additional costs?
Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).
What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
What is a worry-free label?
This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.
How can I change or cancel my reservation?
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
When will I get a confirmation of my booking?
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).