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Nearest Airport To Bourges, France

Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:50 pm

Hi all, looking for the nearest airport to Bourges, France with eaither direct flights, or one simple stop to the UK.

Any ideas, please post!
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RE: Nearest Airport To Bourges, France

Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:55 pm

You have selected an area of France that is pretty un-served by airlines.
Remember how everybody was complaining when Formula 1 was racing at Magny-Cours and no suitable airport nearby ?

One option would be FR STN to TUF ? Flights appear 4/7.
From Tours either car or train to Bourges.

Even farther away would be ORY, CFE, CDG and LYS.
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RE: Nearest Airport To Bourges, France

Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:50 am

Honestly, my personal preference would be to take the plane to CDG or ORY, then take the train to Bourges from Paris Austerlitz station - it's only a 2hr train ride from Paris if you catch one of the direct Intercités trains, and it'll be far more cost-effective. Tours airport is badly served, and is still 80 miles away from Bourges - ORY is ~115 miles I think from Bourges so flying into there and getting out to Bourges will be easiest I think. I visit the central area of France fairly often, it's an area that's poorly served both by air and by rail, so it won't be the easiest to get to.
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RE: Nearest Airport To Bourges, France

Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:05 pm

I agree. Go to Paris and take the train...

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