Dordogne & Lot

Best time to go and how to get there

Dordogne & Lot: When to Go

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Getting There

Note: flight, boat, train and bus timetables change constantly, and airlines come and go, so please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning. Check with relevant companies, or a flight search engine like Skyscanner, first.


Southern France is well served with direct flights to at least 4 airports, all of which are near motorways for easy onward access - Bergerac is the nearest airport but there are only a few direct flights outside the summer months. Flight times are about 2 hours from London, 2.5 hours from northern England. Car hire is available at all airports - see our car rental recommendations.

Ryanair flies from Stansted all year round. They also have flights from Bristol, East Midlands and Liverpool during the summer months.

Jet2 flies to Bergerac from Leeds / Bradford during the summer.

Flybe flies to Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton and Birmingham during the summer.