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Practical information. Bilbao

How to get there


BY AIR
Bilbao International Airport

Connections:
Daily connections with major Spanish cities and European destinations.
Location/Services:
Located 12 kilometres from the city.
Taxi, bus and train services to the city.
Rates:
Taxi: around €21-26 to Bilbao.
Bus: €1.45. The buses run from 5.20 am to 10 pm (from Bilbao) and from 6.20 am to midnight (from the airport)

BY TRAIN
Bilbao - Abando Station
Connections:

Daily connections to Madrid and Barcelona, and routes to regions such as Logroño, Zaragoza, Valladolid, Salamanca, Málaga, A Coruña, Vigo, Burgos, León and Segovia.
Services:
Taxi, bus, tram and train services.
Cercanías train (C1, C2 and C3) connects Bilbao and  its metropolitan area with the rest of Bizkaia and villages in Álava.

BY CAR
AP-8 motorway

San Sebastián and Irún, and from there access to Bordeaux, Paris, Toulouse and Montpellier.
AP-1 motorway
Madrid (link with the A-1).
AP-68 motorway
Barcelona.

BY COACH
Termibus Bus Station

Connections:
Daily connections with domestic and international destinations.
Services:
Taxi, bus, tram and train services.

BY BOAT
Port of Santurtzi
Connections
:
Two weekly connections to Portsmouth (United Kingdom).
Services:
Regular underground, bus and taxi services.
Port of Guetxo
MSC Cruises, Iberocruceros and Pullmantur.
Services:
Neguri metro station plus bus lines 3411 and 3413 connect you to downtown Bilbao.

 

 

Getting around


Underground
Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 6 am to 11 pm.
Non-stop service at weekends until 11 pm Sunday.
Rates:
Single: €1.60.

City bus
Schedule:
6 am to 11 pm.
Gautxoris (nightbus): Friday until 2 am. Saturday available all night long.
Rates:
Single: €1.25.

Taxis
Schedule:
24/7.
Radio Taxi Bilbao: +34 944448888. Four different routes that provide an overview of Bilbao; two, three, four and even a whole day for a fixed rate.

Tourist bus
Schedule
:
11 am to 7 pm.
January, February and March: closed.
Rates:
One-day: €14

Tourist boat. The Bilboats
Departing from pier Plaza Pio Baroja, tour sailing along the Nervion river, spectacular view of the Guggenheim Museum, the Zubizuri bridge, etc ...
Schedule:
From January to March: only available on weekends and holidays.
Bilbao's riverside (1 hour). Departures at 13:00, 16:00, 17:30 and 19:00
Bilbao's riverside and sea shore (2 hours). Departures at 10:30 am.
Rates:
Navigating Bilbao: Adults € 13, children 4-10 years € 9, over 65 and children under 4 years 1 €.
Navigating the sea: Adults € 19, children 4-10 years € 12, over 65 and children under 4 years 1 €.

Recommended transport tickets:
Creditrans rechargeable cards: 3 €, up to 10 people.
Recharges from 5 € at the machines of Metro Bilbao, at Bilbobus and Bizkaibus and at the Barik establishments. Metro daily ticket with unlimited journeys.
 

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