Bilbao Airport is located close to Bilbao, the largest city in the Basque Country and the capital of the province of Biscay. Bilbao Airport is also widely used by travellers who have Donostia-San Sebastián as their final destination. San Sebastian has an airport, but this airport is small and rarely used.
Where is Bilbao Airport situated?
The airport is situated north of Bilbao. You can reach Moyúa Plaza in the city centre via the N-637, Artxanda-Salbe Tunela (tunnel) and Puente de La Salve (bridge).
How many terminals does Bilbao Airport have?
There is one modern terminal, it was designed by architect Santiago Calatrava and has the shape of a dove (La Paloma).
The distance from Bilbao Airport to the centre of Bilbao is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Bilbao.
From BIO Airport to Bilbao City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Bilbao Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Bilbao Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Bilbao Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Bilbao Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bilbao Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bilbao is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Bilbao Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BIO Airport to Bilbao City centre by Taxi
At Bilbao Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Bilbao Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Bilbao Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Europa
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Bilbao Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in Bilbao
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bilbao Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Bilbao 3-Day Package: Guggenheim, Hotel Stay and Bike Tour
This combination package is ideal for first-time visitors to Bilbao. It includes a 3-day/2-night stay at a very centrally-located 4-star hotel, an admission ticket for a visit to the iconic Guggenheim Museum and also a guided tour of the city by bicycle.
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