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Bilbao Airport

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Bilbao Airport (IATA:BIO, ICAO:LEBB) is the most important airport in Basque Country and northern Spain. The airport is located 5 kilometres north of Bilbao in the municipality of Loiu. The new terminal, designed by Santiago Calatrava, was opened in 2000 and handles over four million passengers a year. The airport has regular connections to almost every city in Spain, most major cities in Europe and limited service to northern Africa.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

It is possible to take BizKai public bus 3247 every 30 minutes from Moyua square to the airport and the trips takes 15 to 20 minutes. Currently there is a plan to extend the train to the airport. The bus travels from 5:25am to 21:55pm from Bilbao to the airport, and from 6:15am to midnight from the airport to Bilbao. From March 16 to October 31 the frequency is every 20 minutes.
A bus operated by PESA to Donostia-San Sebastián departs hourly at between 07:45am and 11:45pm. The trip takes approximately 75 minutes.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Aer Lingus - Dublin
  • Air Berlin - Düsseldorf, Palma de Mallorca
  • Air Europa - Ibiza, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-North, Tenerife-South
  • Air France operated by Brit Air - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Brussels Airlines - Brussels
  • EasyJet - London-Stansted, Rome-Fiumicino
  • Iberia - Madrid
  • Iberia operated by Air Nostrum - A Coruña, Alicante, Dubrovnik, Rome Fiumicino, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Valencia, Vigo
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings - Düsseldorf
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine - Munich, Stuttgart
  • Onur Air - Istanbul-Atatürk, İzmir
  • Spanair - Barcelona, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Madrid, Tenerife-South
  • Tailwind Airlines - Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen
  • TAP Portugal operated by Portugália - Lisbon
  • Vueling Airlines - Amsterdam, Barcelona, Ibiza, London-Heathrow, Malaga, Milan-Malpensa, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Rome Fiumicino, Seville



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