Transfers to and from Bastia Airport
Available Transfer Options
Bastia Poretta Airport Transfers
Once you have landed at Bastia Poretta Airport (BIA) on the northeastern coast of the French island of Corsica and have collected your luggage from the baggage claim area it is time to locate your option of transfer from the airport. Available options for arriving travelers include rental cars, taxis and shuttle buses, as well as hotel shuttles and private transfers.
The city of Bastia is located around 21 km/13 mi from the airport.
Address of Bastia Airport
Bastia Poretta Airport
Transfers at Bastia Airport
Pick-up – Greeters of travelers can park free for up to 15 minutes while waiting for the traveler to arrive. Both the short-term and the long-term parking lots are located close to the terminal and after the initial 15 minutes a small parking fee applies.
It is also possible to park for longer in both of the lots for the parking fee that applies to time parked following the initial complimentary 15 minutes.
Rental Cars – Several car rental companies are available at the airport. The car rental companies are located in separate buildings only a few minutes’ walk from the terminal building. See all rental car companies at Bastia Poretta Airport.
Shuttle Buses – A shuttle transfer bus runs between the airport and the Terminus Bastia Train Station in the center of Bastia. Schedules may vary from season to season and depending on the scheduled times of the flights arrival and departure. The journey will take around 25 minutes when traffic is light and longer when it is heavier. The fare is 9€ for a single journey. Further information about buses to and from Bastia Poretta Airport.
Taxis – Taxis are found at the taxi rank outside the terminal’s arrivals exit and it is a first come, first serve system. Taxis can also be pre-booked before the arrival. The taxi fare is around 40€ on weekdays and Saturday day time, and around 55€ during nights, and on Sundays and holidays. The journey to central Bastia will take approximately 30 minutes depending on the traffic. More information about taxis at Bastia Poretta Airport.
Hotel Shuttles – Many hotels offer the service of airport transfer between the airport and the accommodation. These are organized by the hotel. Some offer them free of charge and some charge an additional fee for the service.
Private Shuttles – Various companies provide transfer services from and to the airport. These are organized privately in advance.
Trains – The airport doesn’t have a train station, but the Terminus Bastia Train Station in Bastia city center can be reached directly from the airport via the airport shuttle bus in 25 minutes in light traffic conditions. The railroad network on Corsica can take you to Calvi in the northwest and Ajaccio in the southwest. Additional information about train services near Bastia Poretta Airport.
Ferries – There is no ferry port at the airport, but the port in Bastia offers ferry connections to various ports on the French and Italian mainland, and on the islands of Sardinia and Elba. Schedules and routes will vary from season to season and month to month. There are no inter-island ferry connections. Further details about ferries and ferry services to and from various ports in and around Bastia, Corsica.