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Bilbao Airport Hotels
Find Bilbao Airport Hotels within a 5 kilometre radius of Bilbao International Airport - the airport is relatively close to the city so is an excellent option if your coming to watch Manchester United play against Athletic Club in the Europa League on Thursday!
You will find excellent accommodation very close to Bilbao Sondika Airport. This Bilbao Airport Accommodation is ideal for overnight stays and for visiting the nearby centres in Barakaldo, Sondika and Bilbao itself.
Most of these of these Bilbao Airport Hotels provide a shuttle service to and from Bilbao International Airport.
They are also a good option for tourists as Bilbao City Centre is only 30 minutes away.
Holiday Inn Express Bilbao Airport Hotel
The Holiday Inn Express Bilbao is just 2 minutes’ drive from Bilbao Airport and the hotel offers a free shuttle service for guests. Modern rooms come with satellite TV.
Rooms at the Holiday Inn Express are stylishly decorated in dark blue tones. They come with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.
The Holiday Inn Express is located 10 km from Bilbao and buses leave from outside the hotel, with direct routes to the centre. Guests can visit attractions such as the iconic Guggenheim Museum.
A buffet breakfast is served in the dining room. There is a vending machine for snacks and a microwave available for use. Guests can also relax in the hotel’s lobby bar.
Tryp Bilbao Sondika Hotel
Tryp Sondika is situated in the Txorierri Valley, just 2.5 km from Bilbao Sondika Airport. It offers free outdoor parking, a cafeteria and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.
All of the rooms at the Tryp Bilbao Sondika Hotel feature lots of natural light, Wi-Fi access and a safe. The bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer.
Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast with show cooking at the hotel. The 24-hour front desk can arrange car rental and currency exchange.
There is a bus stop right outside the Tryp Sondika, offering regular transport to Bilbao and nearby beaches. A range of water sports are possible nearby.
Palacio Urgoiti Hotel
This 17th-century palace is situated 12 km from the centre of Bilbao, 5 km from Bilbao Sondika Airport. All guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.
The Palacio Urgoiti has a free gym and a heated swimming pool, with wonderful views. The palace has a quiet, natural setting.
The rooms at the Urgoiti Palace are bright and spacious, with elegant décor. Each comes with air conditioning, satellite TV and a bathrobe.
A range of typical Basque cuisine is served at the Harria restaurant. There is also a bar and terrace.
The Urgoiti is surrounded by a 9-hole Pitch & Putt. The beaches of the Costa Vasca are a 10-minute drive away.
Hesperia Bilbao Airport Hotel
Located just across the River Nervión from Bilbao’s world-famous Guggenheim Museum, this design hotel has an eye-catching coloured glass façade. It offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV.
The hotel serves a buffet breakfast which includes a range of healthy antioxidant dishes. Hesperia Bilbao’s La Ría restaurant serves gourmet Basque food. There is also a decked terrace bar with views of the city centre.
Staff at the hotel’s 24-hour front desk can help booking tickets for guided tours and live shows. You can also hire a car or change currency at reception.
The Hotel Hesperia is 5 minutes’ walk from Bilbao’s main shopping streets and tapas bars. Concordia Train Station is around a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Best Western Bilbao Conde Duque Hotel
Set overlooking the impressive Calatrava Bridge on the River Nervión, this city-centre hotel is well located for visiting the cultural sights of the exciting Basque capital.
Use the Conde Duque as a base to visit Bilbao’s world-famous Guggenheim Museum or old town. There is private parking nearby.
After sightseeing, return to the hotel to relax with a session in the Conde Duque’s hot tub or meal in the restaurant. Then, end the night in style with a drink in the cocktail bar.
The modern, air-conditioned rooms at the Best Western feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen satellite TV. There is a coffee maker, and the private bathroom includes a hairdryer.
Bilbao Airport Late Rooms
Although by their nature Bilbao Aiport Late Rooms are much less predictable, booking a late room can often provide important discounts on your Bilbao Airport Hotels.
Please click on the link below to find the Late Rooms currently on offer near to Bilbao Sondika Airport and Bilbao City Centre.
Bilbao Airport Transport
Bilbao Sondika Transport Information
If you arriving from Manchester to see tomorrow night's Europa League tie between the Man Utd Red Devils and the Athletic Bilbao Lions, you will find Bilbao Airport Transport services including taxis and buses and trains to Bilbao city centre directly outside the Airport Terminal Building.
As Bilbao is a modestly sized airport you should have no problem finding the Bus Stops and Taxi Ranks.
A taxi ride into Bilbao will take about 15 minutes and cost around €25.
There are bus services fron Bilbao Airport to Bilbao, San Sebastián and Eibar.
For other destinations, you should take a bus or train from Bilbao.
Bizkaibus Bilbao-Airport Line 3247
Bizkaibus Bilbao-Airport Line connects the Bilbao Terminus with the airport with stops in Gran Vía 79, Plaza Moyua and Alameda Recalde 11.
Bizkaibuses leave Bilbao every 20 minutes from 5:20am to 10:00pm and from the Bilbao Airport, every 20 minutes, from 6:20am to 0:00am.
More Information: Tel. 902 222 265 - Bizkaibus Website
Bilbao Airport Map
Bilbao Airport - Zarautz - San Sebastián
Direct service that connects the airport with Plaza de Pío XII in San Sebastian. There is a stop on demand in Zarautz. Whenever a sale has been made, either in travel agencies in the Donostia-Zarautz-Loiu airport direction or in the airport in the Loiu Airport-Zarautz-Donostia direction, the vehicle will enter the town of Zarautz. The stop is in the fire-station roundabout (rotonda de los bomberos).
This service departs from the airport once an hour, between 7:45 am and 11:45 pm (on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays there is an additional service at 6:45 am). From San Sebastian, it departs every hour from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.
More Information: Tel. 902 101 210 - Pesa Website
This newly created line operates daily, and stops in Eibar (Ego–Gain), Bergara (Ibargaray) and Arrasate (Garibay).
This service leaves the airport every four hours from 7:15 to 23:15; from Arrasate, every four hours from 5:15 to 21:15.
More Information: Tel. 902 101 210 - Pesa Website
Bilbao Airport Guide
Bilbao International Airport Information
For those of you travelling from the UK for the Athletic Club de Bilbao v Manchester United Europa League secong leg, the Bilbao Airport Guide provides in depth information about Bilbao International Airport including airport maps, real time flight arrival and departure stats, flight booking, car hire, airport hotels and public and private transport to Bilbao city centre.
Bilbao International Airport is the main airport for Bilbao City, Vizcaya and the rest of the Basque Country.
Bilbao International is located 9 kilometres north of Bilbao city centre close to the town of Loiu in Vizcaya (Biscay Province).
It is also known as Bilbao Loiu Airport or Bilbao Sondika Airport.
Bilbao International Airport is nicknamed 'The Dove'
You will find a full size map of this part of Vizcaya Province and access roads to Bilbao Sondika Airport on the Bilbao Loiu Airport Car Hire page.
Bilbao International has a single terminal - designed by Santiago Calatrava and nicknamed 'La Paloma' (The Dove) because of its central section and two wings.
As Bilbao is a relatively small airport important places are well-signposted and distances are fairly walkable.
More information about buses and taxis to Bilbao and other Basque Country Destinations can be found on the Bilbao Sondika Airport Transport page.
Flights To and From Bilbao
Over 4 million passengers use Bilbao Airport each year making it the busiest airport in Northern Spain and the Basque Country.
Most of the traffic at Bilbao International Airport is Domestic and European, as the number of intercontinental connections is well below other European airports with a similar level of passenger traffic.
Most major European airlines fly to Bilbao and Bilbao is a main base for Vueling and an important destination for Air Europa and Iberia, EasyJet and RyanAir.
In recent years the traffic of low-cost airlines has grown significantly and apart from Vueling airlines include easyJet and Ryanair.
You can use the Search Boxes on the Flights To Bilbao page to find flights to and from all international and domestic destinations.