Bastia Airport Arrivals (BIA)
Flight Arrivals at Bastia Airport
When arriving at Bastia Poretta Airport (BIA) on the island of Corsica, France, please make sure to collect your luggage before exiting the terminal. We have listed some of the services and amenities that are available at the airport below.
Smoking at BIA Airport
Smoking is not allowed inside the airport terminal.
WiFi at BIA Airport
WiFi is available in the Main Lounge and in the Departure Lounge.
Transfers at BIA Airport
Rental Cars – Car Rental companies offer travelers the service of renting a vehicle during their visit. It is the most convenient way to travel the island. Several companies are available on airport grounds. See and compare all rental car companies at Bastia Poretta Airport.
Shuttle Buses – A shuttle bus runs between the airport and Terminus Bastia Train Station in Bastia city center. Schedules vary from season to season and depending on the flights arrival and departure times. A single journey fare is 9€, and the journey time is 25 minutes in light traffic conditions and longer when during rush hours. More information about buses to and from Bastia Poretta Airport.
Taxis – Taxi services are available right outside the arrivals area of the airport’s terminal. The journey to central Bastia takes around 30 minutes and will cost around 40€ during daytime on weekdays and Saturdays, and around 55€ during nights, Sundays and holidays. It is possible to pre-book a taxi, but it is not necessary. The system is first come, first serve. See more information about taxis at Bastia Poretta Airport.
Hotel Shuttles – Some hotels offer an airport shuttle service to their guests for convenient transfer between the accommodation and the airport. This service is organized by the hotels themselves, sometimes at an additional charge and sometimes free of charge.
Private Shuttles – It is possible to book a private transfer from or to the airport via one of the several companies that offer transfer services. These transfers are requested by the traveler or their representative.
Trains – There is no train station at the airport, but it is possible to transfer from the airport to the train station in Bastia, Terminus Bastia, directly via the Shuttle Bus. The train network can take travelers to Ajaccio or to Calvi, and a number of destinations along the way. More information about train services near Bastia Poretta Airport.
Ferries – The airport does not have a ferry port, and it is not possible to travel by ferry from one location on the island to another, but it is possible to travel between the island and destinations on the French and Italian mainland, as well as destinations on the island of Sardinia and the Italian island of Elba. Schedules and routes vary from season to season and may change from month to month. More information about ferry services to and from various ports in and around Bastia, Corsica.
Power Points at BIA Airport
Power points for charging mobile devices can be found in the Departure Lounge and the Main Lounge.
ATM at BIA Airport
ATMs/cash machines are located in the terminal’s Departure Lounge.
Vending Machine at BIA Airport
Vending Machines can be found in the Main Lounge.
First Aid at BIA Airport
A First Aid service is located on land side in the Departure area at Bastia Airport.
Nursery Room at BIA Airport
A nursery room is available in the bathroom located on the Basement Floor of the terminal building.
Showers at BIA Airport
Bastia Airport does not have any showers for visitors or travelers to use.
Rest Zones at BIA Airport
There are no rest zones available at BIA Airport.
Sleeping at BIA Airport
Bastia Airport does not offer any sleeping areas.
Airport Hotels at BIA Airport
The airport does not have any hotels on the airport premises.
Airport Lounges at BIA Airport
The airport does not have a paid for airport lounge.
Food, Beverages and Shopping at BIA Airport
An establishment serving beverages and fast food can be found in the airport’s arrivals area, as well as in the Departures area. Shops are only available in the Departures Lounge or the Departure area.
Information Desk at BIA Airport
An Information Desk is located in the Main Lounge at Bastia Poretta Airport. It is open from the first to the last flight. Their agents will provide information regarding flight schedules, various services at the airport, as well as cultural and touristic attractions in the area.
Lost and Found at BIA Airport
If luggage is lost during a flight, please contact the airline directly, or the ground handling service company, S.A.T.A.B. The latter can be reached by calling +33 4 95 54 54 54 and also handles items lost at the airport terminal.
Bastia Airport recorded a significant 81% increase in passenger traffic for August 2023 compared to the same period in 2019.