Bilbao port address
Terminal de Brittany Ferries
Puerto de Bilbao
Tel: +34 9 02 108 147
GPS co-ordinates: 43.35378, -3.07035
Take exit 130, signposted 'portua', on the A8/E70 motorway between Bilbao and Santander. Yellow signs for 'ferry' will then direct you into the port.
Bilbao city centre is about 20 minutes away by car. From Bilbao it is roughly 1 hour 30 minutes to the French border, 3 hours to Zaragoza, 4 hours to Madrid and 6 hours to Barcelona.
The nearest station to the port is Santurtzi, approximately 3km from the terminal (a 5 minute taxi ride away).
Santurtzi is the last stop on Line 2 and goes direct to the city centre of Bilbao. For more information visit www.metrobilbao.net
There is no public transport directly to the ferry terminal.
Taxis can be booked through Parada de Taxis de Santurtzi (Tel +34 94 461 03 56).
A taxi from from the the terminal to Santurtzi metro station is approximately 10€.
Bilbao train station is at Plaza Circular 2. There are direct trains to major Spanish cities and the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.
Trains to Madrid leave twice a day and take around 6 to 7 hours.
Please allow the following check-in times. Your departure time will be printed on your e-ticket.
|Type of booking||Minimum check-in time|
|Standard ferry or holiday booking||45 minutes|
|For disabled passengers or passengers with reduced mobility||60 minutes|
|Travelling with pets departing from the UK||60 minutes|
|Travelling with pets departing from France or Spain||90 minutes|
|Group bookings (10+)||90 minutes|
|When carrying dangerous goods||60 minutes|