Bilbao Airport (BIO)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.

 
 

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Bilbao Airport, opened on September 19, 1948, and also known as La Paloma (The Dove) due to the architectural shape of the terminal, is the most important in the Basque Country. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations inside Europe and Northern Africa.

Official Website: aena.es

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:00 am to 0:00 am.

Annual passenger traffic: 5.1 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +34 913 211 000. - FACEBOOK

There are information desks in the baggage reclaim area and on floor 3. In the Arrivals Hall, there is a tourist office with interactive screens (Tel +34 944 031 444).

 Location

The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) north from the Bizkaian capital.

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Accommodation near Bilbao airport (BIO)

Several accommodations are available near the airport, some of which offer courtesy transport for their guests.

Hotel New Bilbao Airport (1 km/0.6 miles)
Holiday Inn Express Bilbao Airport (1 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Seminario Aeropuerto Bilbao (2.6 km/1.6 miles)
Hospedium Hotel Blu Sondika (2.9 km/1.8 miles)
Hotel The Park Derio (3 km/1.9 miles)

 

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Car rental agencies

Offices on the ground floor of car park P1.

  1. Avis/Budget (Tel +34 902 180 854 / 902 248 824 / 902 110 198 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, weekends from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm)
  2. Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +34 902 100 101 / 944 533 340 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
  3. Europcar (Tel +34 911 505 000 / 913 434 503 / 944 397 870 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
  4. Hertz (Tel +34 902 402 405 / 944 530 931 - 7:30 am to 11:30 pm)
  5. Sixt (Tel +34 871 180 192 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
 

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Parking services at Bilbao airport (BIO)

There are short- and long-term areas. More information: Tel +34 913 211 000. Fees and reservations

P1 - Five-storey facility located 100 meters away from the north end of the terminal and connected to it through an underground hallway. For stays of up to 4 days. Premium bays on the ground floor.
P2 - Long-term parking situated on the Departures level, linked to the main building via a covered pedestrian walkway.
Parking express - Two lots for short stays (up to 60 minutes) across from the Arrivals and Departures areas.
Bajo Coste - Budget parking located 15 min. away from the terminal and linked to it through an uncovered walkway. Only for stays of more than 5 days and with previous booking.

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. Children travelling alone will be escorted through the check-in process until their arrival at their destination. Further information: Tel +34 913 211 000.

 
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Latest updates: February 04, 2023