The Bassin d’Arcachon by bus or train?
The distractions on the Bassin d’Arcachon, the tides, the weather?
THIS SITE HAS ONLY ONE VOCATION: TO GIVE YOU INFORMATION ON ALL THE MEANS OF MOVING AND DISCOVERING THE BASSIN D’ARCACHON.
The interest of the site is that it gives you real-time information on trips and main activities offered in the bassin d’Arcachon.
You will also find information about the weather and the tides, information about the train and the boat are provided in collaboration with the SNCF and the UBA.
The section “Observations” of the menu, gives you the opportunity to share your observations including errors that may have slipped into the schedules.
If you want to show your activity on the site, use the section “Partenariats”, to let us know.
40 km from Bordeaux, the Bassin d’Arcachon offers a multitude of sites and means of transport to discover them.
From the Pilat dune to Cap Ferret via Arcachon and Andernos les bains
The Bassin d’Arcachon is the maritime part:
With the island of birds, the Arquin bench the delta of the Leyre and the ocean with its passes.
The Bassin d’Arcachon It is also the terrestrial part:
the peninsula of Cap Ferret with its fishing villages located at the edge of the pond
The bottom of the basin with salt meadows the delta of the Leyre, ornithological park of Teich.
And finally the seaside resort of Arcachon and the great natural site the dune of Pilat.
Transports on the Bassin d’Arcachon
A fleet of about thirty passenger boats (pinasses) allow a multitude of shuttles and excursions on the Bassin d’Arcachon, since some years of big units arrived on the Bassin d’Arcachon in particular the “côte d’Argent” biggest sailing catamaran Europe
A network of buses between the dune of Pilat and Cap Ferret make it possible to connect by land all the communes of Bassin d’Arcachon, frequent bus connections between Bordeaux and Cap Ferret, between Belin Beliet and Andernos and also in summer between the Landes and the Bassin d’Arcachon. All these bus transports are very cheap.
A railway line between Arcachon and Bordeaux provides on a portion of the Bassin d’Arcachon frequent TER links
Since 2009, a great network of cycle paths has allowed cyclists to tour the Bassin d’Arcachon in the shade of pine trees through a series of picturesque fishing villages and oyster farmers. Your bike can be loaded aboard a pinasse or the train.