Access and parking

How to come ?

All the roads lead to Saint-Emilion...


By car

Do you want to come by car to Saint-Émilion? Motorway or roads: several ways are possible.
Discover them below

By motorway :

A10 (Paris - Bordeaux)
Exit Saint-André de Cubzac
30 km to Saint-Émilion from this exit
See the itinerary from this exit

A62 (Narbonne - Toulouse - Bordeaux)
Exist La Réole or Langon
50 km to Saint-Émilion from this exit
See the itinerary from this exit

A89 (Bordeaux - Périgueux - Clermont-Ferrand)
Exit Libourne
12 km to Saint-Émilion from this exit
See the itinerary from this exit

By road:

D936 (Bergerac - Bordeaux)
See the itinerary from Bergerac

N89 (Bordeaux - Libourne)
See the itinerary from Bordeaux

D670 (Saint-André de Cubzac - Libourne - La Réole-Marmande)
See the itinerary from La Réole

D664 (Angoulême - Libourne - Bordeaux)
See the itinerary from Libourne

By bus

The Transports en Nouvelle Aquitaine bus company offers regular transfers between Bordeaux, Libourne, Saint-Émilion and the surrounding villages of the Saint-Émilionnais.

To see the details of the bus lines and the timetables of the stops in Saint-Émilion, you can click HERE
Find the detailed timetable of the 304 line - Quinconces / Saint-Émilion - by clicking HERE

In high season, the Transports en Nouvelle Aquitaine bus stops at a 100 meter-walk from the village center.
See the location of the bus stop in Saint-Émilion here

Find out more about the Estivales programme: the coaches for your summer holidays in Gironde here
See the summer timetable here

All year round, the Transports en Nouvelle Aquitaine bus stops at Libourne 7 km from Saint-Émilion.
You can then contact a taxi service to come to the medieval city.
See the transport services partners of the Tourist Office here

By train

The SNCF offers regular transfers between Bordeaux, Libourne and Saint-Emilion.

TER New Aquitaine

Tickets from Bordeaux to Saint-Émilion are sold starting from 9.50 €.
Book your journey here

TGV Bordeaux - Paris with a stop in Libourne

By TGV, you enjoy the new high-speed line connecting Bordeaux to Paris in 2h30. One of the stops on the line is in Libourne (the train station is at 7 km from Saint-Emilion). More than 33 daily round trips between Paris and Bordeaux are insured from which 18.5 are direct.
Tickets are sold from 25 €.

Find the timetable of the TGV Bordeaux - Paris here

Find the TGV Paris - Bordeaux timetables here

You then have 3 options to get to downtown Saint-Émilion:

  • A small walk of about twenty minutes from the station. We point out that the access road has sidewalks on only a part of the way. Besides, the path leading to the village is sloping. See the recommended walking route
  • Ecoexcursions on (+33) The shuttle costs 4€ per person.
  • A tuk-tuk shuttle by Les Cordeliers on (+33) The shuttle costs 5€ per seat.
  • A short ride by taxi or a private tourism vehicle with a driver. This service is of course reserved in advance. You will find the list of our partners here

Good to know:

  • Bring enough water for your needs, as there are no water points at the station.
  • Bring €0.50 coins to use the public toilets, on the left as you leave the station.

By camping-car

Your arrival :

  • If you arrive from the top of the village, coming from Libourne on the D243, at the roundabout turn left onto the D122 towards Montagne, then take the first left onto Rue du Grand Pontet.
  • If you arrive from the bottom of the village via the D122 coming from the D670, you can park in the car park at the Saint-Emilion train station. This car park is located 1.5km from the village centre. The rest of the journey will take about 25 minutes on foot (see village map).

The car park :

  • Parking for camper vans is possible throughout the whole of the Guadet park. It is also possible to stay overnight. Parking is free but there is no service available.
  • Parking is possible at the train station. Paying toilets are available. Parking is free but there is no service available.

You can find the list of reception and service areas for the Camping-Car Park by clicking here


The International Airport of Bordeaux-Mérignac

Located 54 km from the medieval city, Bordeaux Airport makes Europe and the international destinations even more accessible thanks to an offer of more than 90 direct flights from Bordeaux of which more than 80 are regular flights and more than 60 are low cost flights.

Find all the destinations served by Bordeaux Airport on

Information and information: (+33) 5 56 34 50 50
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Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport: the nearest to go further.

Located 60 km from the medieval city, the airport offers you to fly to Saint-Émilion from more than 14 destinations throughout Europe.

Find all the destinations served by Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport on

+33 5 53 22 25 25 -
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Libourne AéroClub

Located 15 km from the medieval city, the AeroClub Libourne, located in Artigues de Lussac, offers first flights or an initiation flight.

Private driver, you can also contact the airport or go to

Information: +33 5 57 24 31 50
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to park

In addition to the parking in the city several free and paying parkings are available to park easily.

Inside of the village there is a limited number of parking spaces, you will be able to park your car on the free parking lot of the Gendarmerie (police station) and paid parking (around the collegiate church in the upper town and Place Bouqueyre at the bottom of the town).
For paying car parks: from 9.00am to 12.00pm and from 2.00pm to 7.00pm for a maximum of 5 hours, 2€/hour)

Two mobile applications allow you to manage your parking remotely:
PayByPhone : download here
FlowBird : download here

For coaches, there are two areas to park vehicles: the first is at the Villemaurine parking lot (top of the town -€20 for 9H00), the second in front of the train station (lower town, about 1.5km from the village).

To locate parking, view the city map

Recharge your electric car
around saint-émilion

There are several places of charge in Saint-Emilion. Here is the list :

  • Puisseguin: Lieu-dit Au Barail - Town Hall car park
  • Francs: Town Hall
  • Saint-Philippe-d'Aiguilhe: Centre Bourg
  • Saint-Genès-de-Castillon: Centre Bourg
  • Belvès-de-Castillon: Le Bourg / car park near the church
  • Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens : Avenue Du General De Gaulle
  • Saint-Émilion: 4 car parks Rue Du Grand Pontet
  • Montagne: 30 Centre Bourg
  • Saint-Cibard: Rd N°21/Ld Pimpine Parking Mairie
  • Lussac: Impasse de La Confrérie
  • Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps: Centre Bourg 33570

All the communal terminals are managed by the SDEEG (Gironde Departmental Electrical Energy Syndicate). They all have the same format: 2 vehicles can be charged at each bollard.

With a MObiVE annual subscription formula, the charging rates are 2€ to connect to the socket, with one hour of free charging. From 6am to 11pm the extra minute costs €0.03.
From 11pm to 6am the extra minute is free.

For information on subscriptions, availability of pitches and details of the service, please visit


  • Villemaurine car park: located near the Place Bourgeoise, arriving from the departmental road 243. 20€ per vehicle per day, every day (Sundays and public holidays included) up to 9 hours parking and 50€ for 10 hours. 10 hours being the maximum authorised. 18 spaces available.

  • Station car park: located 1.5 km south of the village, arriving via the D670.

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