Town centre Bus
The stop for the Bizkaibus 3247 is outside arrivals and runs into central Bilbao at 30 minute intervals from 06:15 to midnight.
You can get from Bilbao to the airport from 05.20 to 21:55. The journey time is around 45 minutes and the current cost is €1.35 for a single fare. Telephone: 0034 902 222 265. www.bizkaibus.net
Transporte Pesa runs directly from Bilbao Airport to San Sebastian and there is also a combined service that connects the airport with the Bilbao Termibus where you can get a connection to San Sebastian.
The direct service departs from the airport daily at hourly intervals between 07:45 am and 11:45 pm (on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays there is an additional service at 06:45 am). From San Sebastian it leaves every hour from 05:00 am to 9:00 pm
The Airport-San Sebastian line includes the option to stop in Zarautz. Whenever a sale is made by travel agents or at the airport for the Donostia-Zarautz-Airport route the bus will enter Zarautz and stop at the fire station roundabout. If no tickets are sold for Zarautz the service will travel along the motorway directly between the departure and destination towns.
A new Transporte Pesa bus route connects Bilbao Airport with Eibar and Zarautz. It starts in Zarautz (Cruz Roja) with a stop in Eibar (Egogain) and then goes directly to the airport departures floor where it arrives at 7:00, 11:00, 15:30 and 19:00. The return trip leaves the Bilbao Airport arrivals floor at 7:30, 11:30, 15:30 and 20:30.
You pay for the tickets when you board the bus, the single fares are: Zarautz -Loiu €13.30 and Eibar -
This new line will connect with the Bizkaibus 3247 which links the airport with the Bilbao Bus Terminal (Termibus) and the combined bus service that runs between the airport and the city of San Sebastián (Plaza de Pío XII).
The regions of Debagoiena and Debabarrena have a new bus service to Bilbao Airport which leaves Arrasate (Garibay) every 4 hours from 5:15 am to 9:15 pm. It travels along the main road to Bergara (Ibargaray), on the motorway to Eibar (Ego-Gain) and then to Bilbao Airport departures le. The journey time is 75 minutes.
The return journeys depart from Bilbao Airport arrivals every 4 hours from 7:15 am to 11:15 pm.
Buses in Bilbao
Buses to other provinces in the immediate area leave from the TermiBus terminal in the city centre with connections to Santander (1 hour 30 minutes) San Sebastian (1 hour) and Madrid (about 4-5 hours). You can reach the Termibus via the San Mames Stop of Metro Bilbao, Bilbao Streetcar (EuskoTran) and through the lines of Renfe Cercanias trains.
To find out more details about the various routes and timetables from central Bilbao visit www.termibus.es
The company linking Bilbao to Santander is ALSA at www.alsa.es (telephone: +34 902 422 242).