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Selected fares from Madrid to Bilbao

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Route Information for Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

Origin Airport IATA CodeMAD
Destination Airport IATA CodeBIO
Distance320 km
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, Hainan Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Baltic, Royal Air Maroc, Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific, LATAM Airlines, SA AVIANCA, Iberia, Alitalia, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival6:50AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:50PM UTC

Fly from Madrid to Bilbao

Flying out of Madrid

Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.

Parking at the Madrid-Barajas Airport

Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from €9.60 for two hours up to €60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for €18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only €10.80 per day or €62.80 per week.

Transportation to and From the Airport

For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from €25 to €30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a €2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.

Restaurants Near Madrid-Barajas Airport

There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.

Bilbao Airport Information

Using Orbitz.com to find flights to Bilbao lets you compare domestic and international flights to find tickets with discount rates. The Bilbao Airport is located in Loiu, approximately six miles north of Bilbao. It serves over four million passengers each year, and more than 20 airlines offer flights into and out of the airport. Some of the airlines that service this airport include TAP Portugal, Germanwings, EasyJet and Air Europa.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses run from the airport to Bilbao approximately every 30 minutes, between 6:00 a.m. and midnight. Bus tickets cost $1.65. Taxicabs line up at the taxi rank to transport passengers from the airport into the city. Cab fare to Bilbao costs between $24 and $31, depending on the time of day and the day of the week. The airport houses six rental car companies. You can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com, and pick up your car at the airport when your flight lands.

Climate in Bilbao

During the winter months, temperatures in Bilbao range from the low 40s to the low 50s. In the summer, temperatures range from the low 60s to the high 70s. The rainy season runs from October to April, with November being the wettest month. If you want sunny days during your trip, use Orbtiz.com to schedule your vacation anywhere from May to September.

Highlights and Attractions

Museums are some of the main attractions in Bilbao. The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum features a collection of Spanish and Basque paintings, and the Guggenheim Bilbao sits along the river and displays a wide collection of art. Orbitz.com does more than find flights to Bilbao; you can also use the website to purchase tickets to local attractions.

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Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.