The cheapest flights to Bilbao

When to find the cheapest flights to Bilbao

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outbound: 27-Aug-2018
direct (2h)
easyJet
return: 29-Aug-2018
direct (1h50m)
easyJet
outbound: 22-Nov-2018
direct (1h45m)
Vueling
return: 25-Nov-2018
direct (1h45m)
easyJet
outbound: 15-Nov-2018
1 stop (7h40m)
KLM
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (12h35m)
KLM
outbound: 15-Nov-2018
1 stop (8h30m)
TAP Air Portugal
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (24h40m)
TAP Air Portugal
outbound: 15-Nov-2018
1 stop (13h30m)
Air Europa
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (8h50m)
Air Europa
outbound: 06-Dec-2018
direct (1h45m)
easyJet
return: 20-Dec-2018
direct (1h40m)
easyJet
outbound: 05-Apr-2019
1 stop (27h15m)
Lufthansa
return: 19-Apr-2019
1 stop (6h20m)
Lufthansa
outbound: 05-Dec-2018
1 stop (9h15m)
KLM
return: 19-Dec-2018
1 stop (11h05m)
KLM
outbound: 01-Oct-2018
1 stop (7h35m)
Iberia
return: 15-Oct-2018
1 stop (4h25m)
Iberia
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Bilbao guide: how to get there, what to see

Bilbao city centre
Bilbao Airport (BIO): 3 mi from city centre

Flights to Bilbao: practical information

Cheap airlines to Bilbao

Heading to Spain's Basque Country? Bilbao is the place to be! Search for cheap flights to Bilbao Airport (BIO) onboard flights operated by Aer Lingus, Air Europa, TuiFly, Air France, Ryanair and EasyJet from London Stansted. The cheapest flights to Bilbao are with the low cost airlines.

When to book flights to Bilbao

The weather in Bilbao is milder than the rest of the region in the winters. In summer the days can get really hot. Whichever time of the year you're planning your holiday in Bilbao, book your flights to Bilbao 3-4 months in advance for the cheapest fares available.

  • Peak season: Late spring, early summer.
  • Low season: Winter.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Bilbao take 2 hours from London.

Experience Bilbao: what to see, what to do

Situated on the banks of the Nervion River, Bilbao is a must-visit for anyone visiting the Basque region of Spain. Stop by the Guggenheim, tour the 14th century Gothic cathedral, take in a chose at the theatre or just enjoy the day in Plaza Nueva. Bilbao is sure to charm.

Essentials in Bilbao

Guggenheim: The Guggenheim Museum is one of the star attractions in Bilbao. The building itself is visit worth, designed by Frank Gehry. It's one of his finest works from the 1990s. Check out Peggy's collection inside, especially if there are special exhibitions on.

Vizcaya Bridge: If you have a Bilbao car hire head out of the city to Vizcaya Bridge, an UNESCO World Heritage Sight between Portugalete and Getxo, 10km from Bilbao. It's incredible.

Casco Vieja: Bilbao's historic city centre is small but worth wandering around. You'll find old and traditional wine shops, small boutiques to buy cured meats, coffee shops and others.

Find more information on Bilbao Tourism.

Accommodations in Bilbao

Bilbao has plenty of choice when it comes to accommodating its guests. There are a handful of hostels but mid-range hotels are the most popular. There are a number of hotels around the Guggenheim, otherwise most are in the city centre. Book early for the best room rates.

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Bilbao in the Traveller's Magazine

Summer city breaks: Spain’s Basque Country
5 May 2011

Summer is the perfect time to take weekend city breaks without using up precious holiday time. Head to Spain's Basque country to visit Bilbao and San Sebastian!

Before you go to Bilbao

Summer city breaks: Spain’s Basque Country
5 May 2011

Summer is the perfect time to take weekend city breaks without using up precious holiday time. Head to Spain's Basque country to visit Bilbao and San Sebastian!

All flight tickets to Bilbao (Spain)

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outbound: 22-Nov-2018
direct (1h45m)
Vueling
return: 25-Nov-2018
direct (1h45m)
easyJet