Bilbao port

Address & contact details

Terminal de Brittany Ferries
Puerto de Bilbao
Muelle A3

Tel: 9 02 108 147

GPS co-ordinates:

DD (DDD.DDDDD°) 43.353780, -3.070350

DMS (DDD° MM' SS.S") 43°21'13.6"N 3°04'13.3"W

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Port parking

The port offers unsupervised parking with designated disabled parking areas. Parking for camper vans, caravans and cars is available overnight in the terminal car park.
For departures on Tuesdays at 10.30 from Bilbao customers may check-in between 16.00 - 19.00 and stay overnight with their vehicle in the car lanes. The terminal is closed overnight but there are toilet facilities available.

Port facilties

  • Toilets
  • Vending machine
  • Snack bar
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Services for the disabled
  • Car parking

Getting to Bilbao port

By car

Brittany Ferries operates from the port of Bilbao. To reach the Port of Bilbao take exit 130 signposted Portua on the A8/E70 motorway between Bilbao and Santander and then follow yellow signs for Ferry.

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.

By metro

The nearest station to the port is Santurtzi, approximately 3kms from the Brittany Ferries terminal (a 5 minute taxi ride away). Santurtzi is the last stop on Line 2 and provides direct access into the city centre of Bilbao.

By train

There are direct national rail network connections with the major Spanish cities and the whole 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.

By taxi

Taxis can be booked through Parada de Taxis de Santurtzi (Tel: +34 94 461 03 56). A taxi from Zierbena to Santurtzi is approximately 10€.