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3175 Km
3 hour 50 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Bilbao Airport from the City Center

Among the alternatives you can prefer to reach the airport from Bilbao city center are very easy and comfortable transportation options, especially buses and taxis. In Bilbao, if you want, you can also rent a car to get to the airport from the city center; in this way, you can also explore the surrounding area while driving the car between the city center and the airport.

The airport is only 13 kilometers away from Bilbao city center. Thanks to its close location to the center of the city, the prices of transportation alternatives between the airport and the city center are not too high. However, if you want to travel by a much more economical means of transportation, you can take the buses departing from the city center and from other places in the immediate vicinity of Bilbao.

If comfort and speed are your priorities instead of affordable prices for transportation, taking a taxi or the shuttle services provided by hotels would be a much more accurate decision in this sense. Renting a car in Bilbao is a great option that allows you to arrive at the airport from the city center as well as to explore the different parts of the city around Bilbao.

You just need to have a valid driver's license to rent a car in the city. It is also possible to reach many points in and around Bilbao by your own car. However, if you are going to drive the car, you will find it extremely helpful in the city to travel with a local guide or with the help of a navigator to get directions properly. You can also easily get a taxi at many points in the city center and take the advantage of taking a taxi on your journey to the airport.

Taxis in the city run with the taximeter system and generally there is no chance to bargain with the driver over taxi fare. However, the distances within the city are very close to each other. So, the taxi fare you need to pay is not very high.


Bilbao city center is 13 kilometers away from Bilbao Airport. The first alternative you can prefer is to take a bus, which is also the most economical transportation option in the city. You can reach the airport from Bilbao city center by bus for approximately 1.40 Euros.

If you want to get to the airport from the nearby places such as San Sebastian, Zarautz, Arrasate, Bergara and Eibar, you can consider transportation by bus as the first among your alternatives.

It is possible to reach the airport by taking the advantage of the buses running from early morning until night, even if their departure times vary during weekdays, weekends and holidays. The frequency of bus services varies depending on passenger density; the buses depart from Bilbao city center every 30 minutes and usually depart hourly from other central places in the city.

You can pay for the ticket in the bus and you need to make sure you have Euros with you. Although it is possible to pay for taxi in dollars, only euro is accepted for bus transportation.


You can also get to the airport from Bilbao city center by taxi. Moreover, taxis are one of the most preferred options in the city. Taxi stands out as the most convenient alternative in airport transportation, especially for foreign tourists visiting the city for the first time. The fact that the airport is located 13 kilometers away from the city center makes it possible for taxis to stand out as a generally affordable option.

You can also prefer to take a taxi as a shared car if there are other passengers going to the airport from the hotel where you stay in the city, and so you can decrease the taxi fare. However, please keep in mind that taxi drivers may charge a little more for taxi service if you want to take advantage of this option.

Rent a car

Among transportation alternatives, renting a car in and around Bilbao is a popular option preferred by passengers. In the city, there are the offices of a number of international car rental companies, mainly AVIS, Europcar and Hertz. You can choose the car you want by visiting one of these offices and you can continue your journey by the car you have rented in only a few minutes. If you book your car online, you can save time and choose from more rental car options.

Private Shuttle Services

One of the most comfortable and practical transportation option is the shuttle services provided by large hotels in the city. You can make a reservation in advance to take the advantage of the "pick-up" from the hotel and arrive at the airport terminal building in about 15 minutes. If your hotel does not provide such a service, you can also take advantage of the services provided by private shuttle companies. However, the taxis in the city are generally more economical and practical compared to shuttle services. Even so, if you are traveling with a crowded group, private shuttle services can be considered both as a comfortable and an economical option.

Limousine and Luxury Cars

You will have a chance to get to the airport from Bilbao city center by taking advantage of the luxury cars offered by limousine companies. Luxury cars and limousines serving in Bilbao can be provided by the hotels as well as other private companies providing this service independently. The fees for these vehicles are generally higher than taxis and public transportation such as bus. If you want to reach Bilbao Airport by luxury transfer vehicles, you can contact your hotel to make a reservation and you can reach the airport by the luxury car, which is almost as fast as taxi, by getting on the car in front of the hotel where you stay.

Airport Information

The airport is located 13 kilometers away from the city center in Bilbao, which is situated in the north of Spain and considered as one of the most important cities of the country. Bilbao Airport, which is one of the most important transportation hubs for the region in which Bilbao and its surroundings are located, has lounges specially designed for the passengers in the city, a big duty-free and other shopping stores where you can enjoy your time by doing shopping, and the restaurants where you can taste delicious Spanish cuisine and the delicacies from different parts of Europe.

There is also a private passenger lounge among the services and privileges you can take advantage of at Bilbao Airport. Here you can read your magazines and newspapers while relaxing in the extremely comfortable area provided for you, as well as you can enjoy the special food and beverage service prepared for you.

There are also special charging stations where you can charge your electronic devices and ATMs where you can make money transfers by carrying out your simple banking transactions in the airport terminal building.

You can also benefit from the baby care rooms specially designed for the parents traveling with children at Bilbao Airport. You can follow the signs at the airport or get information from the airport staff, especially if you want to take advantage of these rooms which make travels easier for families with young children. If you want to spend your time by looking at the books and magazines while waiting for your flight, you can find and buy Spanish and English publications at the airport's kiosks. You can also benefit from the city and country guides that you can find at the airport, as well as you can find out about Bilbao and other cities of Spain.

Sibarium Delicatessen, Derio Cafe and Pans & Company are among the places you can prefer to eat or drink at Bilbao Airport.

If you want to do shopping and buy some souvenirs, you can also take a glance at Las Lilas, which is one of the stores you can visit at the airport.

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2017

Transportation to Alexandria City Center from Airport

Borg El Arab Airport

It cannot be said that there are many alternatives to get to Alexandria city center from Borg El Arab International Airport. The means of transportation mostly preferred by passengers is taxi. You can also get to the city center easily with the car you can rent from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In addition, some hotels offer private shuttle service for their guests.


You can see many taxis waiting in front of Borg El Arab International Airport terminal building. Since the distance is not short, taxi is not an affordable means of transportation for this travel. However, it is possible to agree on a reasonable fare by bargaining. You should specify your destination and agree on the fare before your travel, and make sure to pay the fare after reaching your destination. Getting to the city center by taxi takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You should get in contact with your hotel in advance whether they provide this service or not. If they do, you should learn the amount you need to pay and make a reservation in advance. This service may be more expensive compared to taxi but it is much safer. Your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport and you can comfortably get to the city center thanks to this service.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car and have a comfortable travel, you can agree with one of the car rental companies found at the airport. You shouldn’t forget that you must have an international driver's license. If the car you rented has any damage, you must keep a written record during renting.

You should also be careful about the traffic density in Alexandria and the drivers who don’t pay much attention to the traffic rules. After leaving the airport, turn left to North Coast Road, connect to Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir that you will see on the right and drive straight until you reach the city center. This travel lasts about 50 minutes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

El Nouzha Airport is only seven kilometers away from Alexandria city center. It is thus very easy to reach the city center from the airport. You can also get information about transfer services by calling your hotel in advance. You can also get to Alexandria from El Nouzha Airport by taxi.


You can use taxis to reach Alexandria city center, which is seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, which is closed since 2010, but still active, quickly and practically. The fare required for this taxi journey is approximately 26-32 Egyptian pounds.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

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Which airports can I use for Bilbao-Alexandria flights?

For Bilbao-Alexandria flights, you can use Bilbao Airport as departure airport, and Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Bilbao-Alexandria and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Bilbao-Alexandria is 3174 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 50 minutes.

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