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Bilbao to Portsmouth Ferry

The Bilbao to Portsmouth ferry route is available with 1 operator and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Bilbao to Portsmouth takes around 30 hours and 45 minutes on most vessels sailings this route. Bilbao to Portsmouth ferry time can vary between 29 hours 30 minutes and 32 hours 45 minutes depending on weather conditions and the ship that you on.

Bilbao Portsmouth Ferry Timetable

There is 1 weekly sailing available from Bilbao to Portsmouth. Brittany Ferries offer 1 sailing per week. Ferry timetables usually change in the high season.

Bilbao to Portsmouth Ferry Time

The earliest ferry departs at approximately 13:00 and the latest ferry departs at approximately 14:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Bilbao to Portsmouth

The fastest ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth is with Brittany Ferries.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Yes, there are 4-berth cabins available on ferries between Bilbao and Portsmouth.

Can you take pets on the Bilbao to Portsmouth ferry?

Yes, passengers can take their pets on ferries from Bilbao to Portsmouth. All pets can travel with Brittany Ferries either in the car, in a kennel or in a pet-friendly cabin. Please remember that dogs must be muzzled when outside your vehicle unless they are a guide dog. Please also make sure that you have all your pet's relevant medical certificates at hand before boarding.

Bilbao to Portsmouth Ferry Price

The ferry price from Bilbao to Portsmouth can fluctuate between £401 and £1,621 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £1,376, prices can vary from £920 and £1,621. The average price with a car is £908. Car prices can range from £426 and £1,476. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Bilbao Portsmouth Ferry Tickets

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Bilbao - Portsmouth Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Brittany Ferries
Average Price £678*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 28h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 27h 0m
First Ferry 13:00
Last Ferry 19:00
Distance 462 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

The ferry crossing time from Bilbao to Portsmouth is approximately 27h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Bilbao to Portsmouth ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth is £669. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Bilbao to Portsmouth?

There is 1 ferry operator for Bilbao to Portsmouth and this is
  • Brittany Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Book ferries from Bilbao to Portsmouth through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Bilbao to Portsmouth with
  • Brittany Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Bilbao to Portsmouth with
  • Brittany Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Brittany Ferries

How far is Portsmouth from Bilbao?

The distance between Bilbao to Portsmouth is approximately 462 nautical Miles.

Bilbao Guide

The Spanish city of Bilbao, located in the autonomous region of the Basque Country, lies in the north central part of Spain and is around 14km to the south of the Bay of Biscay, where the estuary of Bilbao is formed. The city is the capital of the province of Biscay and is the main commercial and cultural hub of northern Spain. One of the main drivers behind the city's reputation is the Guggenheim Museum which draws visitors in to the city who then find out for themselves the other interesting attractions the city has on offer. The city's location makes it the perfect port of entry to the northern Iberian Peninsular and to south west France.

The city's port lies on the Bilbao Abra Bay, and along the Estuary of Bilbao in Biscay (the Basque Country). The port's main facilities can be found in the Santurtzi and Zierbena municipalities, approximately 15 km west of Bilbao. Brittany Ferries operate the Portsmouth to Bilbao route, with their boat, the MV Cap Finistère.

Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is an English city in the county of Hampshire, lying on the English Channel coast. Leading ferry operators including Condor Ferries, Wightlink and Brittany Ferries serve the city's port from British and international locations including Le Havre, Bilbao, Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, St Helier, St Peter Port and Ryde.

The city boasts a long, illustrious maritime history and has connections with the Royal Navy that go back centuries. It was also one of the world's greatest shipbuilding centres and constructed the first ever dry dock, in the 15th century, which is still in use today. Portsmouth is still an important base for the navy and is home to a number of historic ships including the crowning glory of Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory.

The nearby suburb of Southsea is a popular destination for families and has a lovely stretch of beach, two piers and a good selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and a theme park at Clarence Pier.

Bilbao to Portsmouth Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 13:00 18:30 29 hours 30 minutes Wed
Brittany Ferries 19:00 22:00 27 hours Fri

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