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Portsmouth to Bilbao

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Maps and driving directions

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For passengers taking ferries from Portsmouth to Bilbao, these maps of Portsmouth and Bilbao will help you with driving directions to and from the ports.

Portsmouth is just two hours drive from London and has easy access to the M27 for fast routes to the Midlands and the South of England. The map below offers more detailed directions.

To reach the Port of Bilbao. Take exit 130 signposted Portua on the A-8 motorway between Bilbao and Santander and then follow yellow signs for Ferry.


Bilbao is located in the Basque region on the Northern coast of Spain. The city has a historic old town with a maze of medieval streets, gothic buildings and impressive monuments to discover. It has also enjoyed investment in recent years and has many modern attractions including the Guggenheim Museum. Bilbao is a convenient starting point for journeys to reach destinations across Spain and southern France.

Find out the driving distances to popular holiday destinations using the table below.

Driving distances from Bilbao

Distances to popular destinations
CityFrom Bilbao in Miles (Km)
Alicante 496 (799)
Barcelona 376 (605)
Leon 196 (315)
Madrid 245 (395)
Salamanca 247 (398)
Vigo 435 (700)
Biarritz 91 (147)

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Driving in France

To ensure you are fully prepared for driving in France have a look at our helpful guides on what to expect, and find out what you'll need to know in the unfortunate event of an accident or breakdown.