Bastia Poretta Airport Guide (BIA)

Airport info
Code: BIA
Route de l'Aéroport, Lucciana, Corsica 20290, France

The airport is located around 21km (13 miles) south of Bastia.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +33
+33 4 9554 5454

Bastia Poretta Airport is located on the northern end of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, and is one of the principal airports on the island. Our Bastia Airport guide includes airport contact details as well as information relating to terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.


The information desk (tel: +33 4 9554 5454) is located in the main hall of the terminal, and also offers tourist information.

Driving directions

From central Bastia, drive south on Rue César Vezzani and continue onto T11. Follow T11 and take the exit toward D507. Drive on D507 and follow the exit signs to the airport. The driving time is approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Regular shuttle buses (tel: +33 4 9531 0665) operate between the airport and Bastia city centre (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: €9). From central Bastia it is possible to take the Corsica railway (tel: +33 4 9532 8060) and long-distance buses to all areas of the island.

Taxi: Taxis (tel: +33 4 9536 0465; are available immediately outside the Arrivals Hall. Journey time into central Bastia is about 25-30 minutes, and fares range from €40-60. Higher rates apply between 1900 and 0700.

Terminal facilities


There is an ATM in the departure area of the terminal.


Free Wi-Fi access is available at the Bastia Poretta Airport. Mobile charging ports, nursing facilities, and a post office in the main hall are also available to passengers.


A bar is accessible to both departing and arriving customers and vending machines are stationed within the terminal.


There are three shops in the departures area that offer souvenirs, local crafts, and newspapers.


Baggage trolleys are available at the airport. For lost and found luggage enquires, contact the main information desk (tel: +33 4 9554 5454). There is also a baggage wrapping service in the departures area.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no meeting rooms or business facilities at the airport. However, the nearby Hotel Poretta has a 250m (820ft) meeting room available (tel: +33 4 9536 0954; for conducting business.

Disabled facilities

Lifts, accessible toilets, and designated parking spaces are available to disabled passengers. Passengers should call their airline if they need additional assistance.

Car parking

The airport has 360 parking spaces and offers options for short-term and long-term stays. Drivers can park for up to 15 minutes is free of charge.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Ada, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.


There are currently no hotels located on-site at Bastia Poretta Airport, but some accommodation options exist in the near vicinity, with numerous others in the centre of Bastia.

Hôtel La Lagune

+33 4 9558 6300

Also on the coast, the Hôtel La Lagune is a more luxurious alternative overlooking the sea and surrounded by parkland. The restaurant is open intermittently throughout the day, and rooms have balconies and patios.

Lagune de la Marana, 20290, Lucciana, France

Hôtel Poretta

+33 4 9536 0954

The closest accommodation to the airport, the Hôtel Poretta is a 3-star facility offering an open-air swimming pool, meeting and conference facilities, and a fully-stocked bar. While there is currently no on-site restaurant, there are numerous eateries in the area.

Route de l'Aéroport, 20290, Lucciana, France

Hôtel Le Lido

+33 4 6881 1032

Located on the coastline about 5km (3 miles) from the airport, Hôtel Le Lido is housed next to a sandy beach, and boasts a large outdoor pool and full-service restaurant. It also caters for meetings and events, and is fully air-conditioned.

Chemin de Pineto, 20290, Lucciana, France
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