Portsmouth to Bilbao car ferry

Cars and passengers taken on all sailings

Cruise to Spain on our Portsmouth to Bilbao route aboard our luxury car ferry, Cap Finistère, for a convenient one or two night sailing. Or sail aboard one of our économie ships for a no-frills yet comfortable sailing. There are up to three departures each week carrying both cars and foot passengers. Bilbao is a convenient start for onward journeys to destinations throughout Spain and the South of France with easy access to the Spanish motorway network.

It's so easy when you can take your own car on holiday; enjoy a relaxed and familiar driving experience and the freedom to travel wherever you like. You can also pack without worrying about baggage allowances; just fill the car with all your holiday essentials!

  • Outward sailings on Sundays and Wednesdays aboard Cap Finistére
  • Return journeys boarding on Tuesdays and Thursdays aboard Cap Finistére
  • Outward sailings on Tuesdays with return sailings on Wednesdays on our économie ships
  • Spend 24 to 32 hours enjoying a luxury cruise experience
  • Fill your car with all your holiday luggage

Car ferry to Bilbao

When you take the car ferry to Bilbao you'll be sailing on either the luxury Cap Finistère or one of our économie ships. Cap Finistére offers luxury travel with a laid-back style and has a range of 2 and 4-berth cabins, a choice of restaurants, bars, and cafes to suit all tastes, and leisure facilities including a heated outdoor swimming pool, movie lounge and shops. Our économie ships have less to do on board but offer a simple yet comfortable service to Spain.

Research your onboard experience further with Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Bilbao.

Getting around Spain by car

Take your car to enjoy a really convenient holiday in Spain or France with the freedom to travel wherever you choose, whether on a fast motorway or scenic, rural route. Your car offers familiar comfort for all the family and it's easy to have a multi-centre holiday, take overnight stops and be flexible to change your plans at short notice.

Driving distances from Bilbao
To Miles (Km)
Alicante 496 (799)
Barcelona 376 (605)
Leon 196 (315)
Madrid 245 (395)
Salamanca 247 (398)
Vigo 435 (700)
Biarritz 91 (147)

Spain driving information

To ensure you are fully prepared for driving in Spain, 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.