Rodez - Essential Information
Rodez is served by an international airport, “Aéroport de Rodez – Aveyron” located 12 km north of the city.
The only way to get in to town is by taxi and the journey takes about 20 minutes. The price is approximately €15 to €20. Cars and drivers are just at the exit and they all know the air carriers’ schedules.
The Agglobus Company runs an efficient network of public buses. You can purchase tickets on board the vehicle, at tobacco and bakery (Boulangerie) shops or at the main agency. The tickets must be validated when you board the bus.
Remember that buses do not stop on all places so you might need to sign to the driver that you wish to go on board.
All taxis in France are supposed to have a meter to calculate the fare so make sure that there is one in the front before entering the vehicle. The rate is always higher during late hours and weekends. One of the official taxi companies in the town is ATS Taxis.
The mailboxes in France are yellow. Stamps are available from kiosks and newsagents and you find the main post office at:
Pharmacies are recognised by a large green cross outside the premises. Out of hours is on a rota basis displayed at the outlets and listed in local papers. You find one pharmacy at:
Country Code: +33
Area Code: 565
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