Ferries to Bilbao

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The Portsmouth to Bilbao Brittany ferries crossing is an extremely popular route for campers who are looking to enjoy holidays in Spain and Portugal. Both Portsmouth and Bilbao have great transport links with access to motorways from the ports for an easy, fast onward journey. Brittany Ferries also offer a no-frills Économie service on some sailings.

There will be a weekly crossing from Rosslare to Bilbao which is based on their 'économie 'no frills' ferry'. For all Eire - Spain routes, please email overseastravel@campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk

To book a crossing that departs within the next 7 days, please email overseastravel@campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk

We also recommend you check the latest guidance with your chosen operator and stay up to date with the latest official advice: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Portsmouth to Bilbao ferry route

Operator Frequency Duration
Brittany Ferries 2 per week 24-32 Hours Bookit

Onboard Accommodation

Onboard there are different accommodation types available to suit all budgets. This crossing offers a choice of 2 or 4 berth inside and outside cabins. These vary from standard to deluxe. On ferries to Bilbao, there is also an option to reserve reclining seats rather than cabins.

There are 2 and 4 berth cabins available on the Eire - France route, some of which are pet friendly, and wheelchair accessible cabins are also available

Some pet friendly cabins are also available.

Onboard facilities and Entertainment

The Cap Finistère offer many places to eat, drink and generally enjoy your sailing. From à la carte dining to catching the latest movie.

This ferry has a variety of dining options, the best being Restaurant du Port. Other options include two cafes and two bars.

The Boutiques offers great shopping, from booze (at French prices) to sunglasses. It's easy to keep the kids occupied with the play area, games and daily entertainment. For those looking to indulge, there are fantastic spa treatments available. And of course, there is free Wi-Fi.

Facilities are more limited on the Economie Service, however, there is a self-service restaurant, bar, and a public seating lounge.

Campsites near Bilbao

We are currently unable to book campsites on your behalf; please contact the campsite direct if you wish to make a booking.

Campsite Distance from Port of Bilbao
Zarautz, Bilbao and Santander 60 miles
Haro, Rioja Region, Spain 56 miles
Fuentes Blancas, Burgos, Spain 98 miles
Larrouleta, Biarritz Region, France 80 miles

More about Bilbao

Bilbo is the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. With roughly 1 million inhabitants, Bilbao is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in northern Spain.

Bilbao was founded in the early 14th century by Diego López V de Haro, head of the powerful Haro family. Due to its location, Bilbao was and still is a one of the biggest commerce hubs in southern Europe.

These days Bilbao is most known for the Guggenheim Museum. The Guggenheim is a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. Since its inauguration in 1997, the Guggenheim receives a million plus visitors every year.

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