• Distance to Bilbao city center: 5 km (3
  • Low cost carriers served: 6
  • Website: aena.es

About this airport

Bilbao Airport is the most important airport of the Basque Country and northern Spain and is known for its new main terminal which opened in 2000, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.


Bilbao Airport is located 5 km north of Bilbao, in the municipality of Loiu, in Spain.


• Bus: The two bus companies that serve Bilbao airport are BizkaiBus and Pesa. For detailed information on specific fares, schedules, and routes consult their official websites.
• Taxi: Taxis are available at the taxi rank located outside arrivals. The journey into the Bilbao city center should be about 15 minutes (approximately €20).


The Bilbao Airport has three information points for travelers. There are also several shops, restaurants and banks located within the airport.

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