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Bilbao overview

Visitors to Bilbao speak favorably about this walkable city's museums, historical sites, and riverfront. You may find the cafés and bars to your liking. You can learn about the local heritage of Bilbao at top landmarks like Santiago Cathedral and Zubizuri Bridge. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Plaza Moyua are other popular sights to see.

Where to stay in Bilbao

A welcoming city for everyone, Bilbao has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 70 hotels in Bilbao and you can shop as many as 154 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices starting at 16 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Bilbao as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 5-star hotels from 102 USD per night
  • • 32 4-star hotels from 64 USD per night
  • • 52 3-star hotels from 43 USD per night
  • • 41 2-star hotels from 17 USD per night

How to get to Bilbao

Fly into Bilbao (BIO), 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from central Bilbao. Vitoria (VIT) is the next closest major airport, 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Bilbao-Abando Station (0.1 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Bilbao Zabalburu Station (0.5 mi/0.7 km from the city center)
  • • Bilbao Miribilla Station (0.8 mi/1.3 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Abando Tram Stop (0 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Abando Station (0 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Arriga Tram Stop (0.2 mi/0.3 km from the city center)

What to see around Bilbao

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
  • • Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
  • • Arriaga Theater
  • • Bilborock
  • • Museum of Archaeology Bizkaya
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Santiago Cathedral
  • • Zubizuri Bridge
  • • Plaza Moyua
  • • Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon
  • • Parroquia de San Vicente Martir de Abando
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Etxebarria Park
  • • Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park
  • • Monte Artxanda
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Gran Casino Bilbao
  • • San Nicolas Church
  • • Palacio de la Diputación Foral de Vizcaya
  • • Bilbao City Hall
  • • Plaza Nueva

When to visit Bilbao

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 59°F day, 44°F night
  • • April-June: 69°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 71°F day, 57°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 45°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.43 inches
  • • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • • July-September: 0.24 inches
  • • October-December: 0.55 inches

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