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How To Get To Bilbao Ferry Port

  • Bilbao Ferry Port by Car

    Bilbao ferry port is close to the small village of Zierbena. To reach the port follow signs from the motorway to Portua and then Ferry. Zierbena lies approximately 13 miles (21km) to the west of Bilbao and is accessible from both the west via the A8 (Santander) and the east (Madrid, Barcelona and SW France). The city centre of Bilbao can be reached in 20 minutes by car. Bilbao is 1 hour 30 minutes from the French border, 3 hours from Zaragoza, 4 hours from Madrid and 6 hours from Barcelona.

  • Bilbao Ferry Port by Train

    There are direct rail connections with the main Spanish cities and the entire Iberian Peninsula. The station can be found on Plaza Circular 2. Two daily trains operate to and from Madrid with a journey time of six hours if you take the afternoon train and seven if you take the night train. For more information, please visit the Renfe website.

  • Bilbao Ferry Port Address

    Terminal de Brittany Ferries, Puerto de Bilbao, Muelle A3, Zierbena 48508

  • Bilbao Accommodation

    If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Bilbao Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Bilbao Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!

Bilbao Ferry Services

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Bilbao Ferry

Is there a ferry from Bilbao?

Brittany Ferries provide Bilbao ferries connecting Spain with 2 destinations. Ferries from Bilbao sail approximately 2 times a week.

Where can I get a ferry from Bilbao?

Bilbao ferries sail to Rosslare and Portsmouth.

How long is the ferry from Bilbao?

Ferries sailing from Bilbao can range between 27h 30m and 33h 0m. Ferry times can change from season to season.

What is the fastest ferry from Bilbao?

The fastest ferry from Bilbao is on the Bilbao - Rosslare ferry in 27h 30m with Brittany Ferries.

Popular routes from Bilbao

Ferries from Bilbao - Rosslare sail approximately 1 times per week with a crossing time of 28h 21m. The average price of a Bilbao - Rosslare ferry is about £429.86. The Bilbao - Portsmouth ferry runs 1 times per week with a duration of 29h 14m. The average price of a Bilbao - Portsmouth ferry is around £745.83.

How much do ferries from Bilbao cost?

Ferry price from Bilbao can range between £211.78 and £1,282.96 depending on various factors such as the route, season, operator and type of ship.

Is there a car ferry from Bilbao?

Yes, you can take a car ferry from Bilbao with Brittany Ferries. For more information on routes and car ferry prices view our Deal Finder.

Are foot passengers allowed on ferries from Bilbao?

Foot Passengers are allowed on ferries from Bilbao. You can travel as a foot passenger from Bilbao with Brittany Ferries.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Bilbao?

You can take your pet on the ferry from Bilbao with Brittany Ferries. For more information about pet accommodation and fees please view our Deal Finder.

Can I book a cabin on ferries from Bilbao?

Cabins are available on some ferry routes from Bilbao. Operators that have cabins on ferries from Bilbao include Brittany Ferries. Check our Deal Finder for the best option for you.

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