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Introducing Bilbao


Bilbao is a magnificent city with its unique culture, cuisine, and urban planning. The city is located in the north of Spain and is divided into two by the Nervion River. The world-famous Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, one of the most stunning buildings on earth, is situated right in the town center. Be warned, you will never want to leave Bilbao once you arrive.

Bilbao is known for:


History and Art Nature and Wildlife Culinary Extreme Sports Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
San Sebastian (101 km)
Vitoria - Gasteiz (62 km)
Santander (102 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+34

ELECTRIC POWER
I, C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.50

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€25.00

Average Temperature

Bilbao airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Bilbao is 12 km from the airport and you can reach the city center using the Bizkaibus bus line A3247. Buses depart from the airport every 15 minutes from 06:15-00:00 and the journey takes about 15 minutes. The standard journey price is €3.00 but this is reduced to €0.57 for passengers with restricted mobility and those aged over 65. From 05:25-00:00, you can also use the passenger shuttle buses that travel between the airport and city center.

Average time from airport: 15 minutes

Distance from airport: 12 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the passenger shuttle or public bus service, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The journey to the city center takes about 15 minutes and costs and average of €21-€26.

Average taxi price: 21-26 euros

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