Bizkaia is well connected to the rest of Europe via Bilbao Airport, the Cantabrian Sea and an efficient rail and road network.
At 12 kilometres from Bilbao, Bilbao Airport serves flights from the main cities in Europe every day. Bus A-3247 (Bilbao-Aeropuerto) departs from the airport every 15 minutes for downtown Bilbao.
The Termibus station is next to San Mamés Stadium in central Bilbao. Buses from here connect Bilbao to the rest of Bizkaia, as well as to many cities in Spain.
Bizkaia has an efficient road network that makes it easy to drive around. Dual carriageway A-8 leads into the region from France and Galicia, while motorway A-1 brings you to Bizkaia from Madrid.
Indalecio Prieto Abando Station is the gateway to the Bizkaia railway system. Mainline trains connect Bilbao to Madrid, Barcelona and other big cities in Spain. Three commuter rail lines (C1, C2 and C3) serve the connections between Bilbao and other points in Bizkaia.
The Port of Bilbao, in Santurtzi (15 kilometres from the city), offers services to 580 international ports. The Portsmouth to Bilbao ferry calls at port on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Tel. +34. 94 479 09 81 | www.bilbao.eus
Note: You can travel by Bilbobus using the Bilbao Bizkaia Card (on sale at Bilbao tourist offices ).
Tel. +34. 94 425 40 25 | www.metrobilbao.eus
This means of transport, which connects Atxuri station with La Casilla, is much more than just a sustainable and punctual travel option.
Tel. +34. 902 54 32 10 | www.euskotren.eus
All taxis show their status as a public service (SP plate), the price depends on an official fare rate, the amount payable is shown on the meter and any supplement must be explained to passengers. The following associations of taxi drivers operate in Bilbao:
Radio Taxi Bilbao
Tel. +34. 94 444 88 88
Tel. +34. 94 410 21 21
Tel. +34. 94 426 90 26