By Plane

Bilbao Airport is 13 km from BEC!

Bilbao International Airport offers more than 600 flights a week, directly linking up with Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Bucharest, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Düsseldorf, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Lisbon, London (Heathrow and Stansted), Manchester, Marrakesh, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris (Charles De Gaulle and Orly), Prague, Rome, Santorini, Stuttgart, Tunis and Venice in an average of 1 to 3 hours. It also offers connections with the main cities in Spain.

Once at the Airport:
The journey from the airport to the centre of Bilbao takes 20 minutes. Travellers can make this journey in several ways:

Bus A3247 Bilbao-Airport: Runs every day of the year, with services every 20 minutes in summer, and every 30 minutes in winter, connecting with TERMIBUS, the Bilbao bus and coach terminus. Before reaching the end of the route, this bus makes three stops in the city centre,14 Alameda Rekalde, Plaza Moyúa and at 74 Gran Vía.

Taxi: available within the airport

Car rental companies: available at the airport

By Car

France (rest of continental Europe): Bilbao  is 8 hours from Paris by car, with connections to other major cities along the route: Donostia-San Sebastian (. 100 km) Bayonne ( 150 km), Biarritz (150 km.), Pau, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Limoges, Tours…

Madrid and the centre of Spain: Madrid is 4 hours away by car, passing through Vitoria-Gasteiz (60 km.) and Burgos (150 km). The capital of Spain connects Bilbao with the Castilian Plateau, a region where the cities of Valladolid, Segovia, Salamanca and Toledo are located.

Barcelona and the Mediterranean: 6-hour journey to travel to Barcelona, along a route that passes through Logroño and Zaragoza or alternatively Pamplona (130 km.).   The capital of Catalonia opens  Bilbao up to the Mediterranean axis, both in Spain (Valencia, Majorca and Ibiza, Costa Brava, Costa del Sol…) and  in France (Montpellier, French Riviera…)

Cantabrian (Bay of Biscay) area: Santander is just an hour from Bilbao travelling westwards (100 km.) with onward connections to cities like Oviedo, Gijón, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña and Vigo, very close to Portugal.

From Vitoria-Madrid, on the A-8 towards “Santander” junction 8: Barakaldo/ BEC!

From Santander, on the A-8 towards “Bilbao”, join the N637 towards Barakaldo/ BEC!

From San Sebastian-France, on the N637 towards “Santander” Barakaldo/ BEC!

By Bus

From Bilbao, Line 3136 Bizkaibus (Bilbao-Cruces-Barakaldo)

From Barakaldo, city bus KBus

By Train

Long distance trains: Renfe connects Bilbao with Europe and the rest of Spain.

The long distance RENFE station in Bilbao (Abando) connects  directly with BEC via Line 2 of the Underground.

By Ship
Brittany Ferries terminal. Bilbao port. A-3 Zierbena dockAfter 2 km on the A8 towards “Bilbao”, Barakaldo/ BEC! junction