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Car Hire at Bilbao Airport

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Bilbao Airport, Bilbao, Spain
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
£ 5.27 per day
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Economy
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Interrent
£ 6.08 per day
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Compact
Seat Leon or comparable
Seat Leon
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Record-go
£ 9.70 per day
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Economy Elite
Opel Crossland X or comparable
Opel Crossland X
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
£ 13.60 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
Opel Vivaro or comparable
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
£ 15.62 / per day
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Intermediate
Seat Toledo or comparable
Seat Toledo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 16.94 / per day
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Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 17.96 / per day
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Compact Elite
Opel Grandland X or comparable
Opel Grandland X
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 20.33 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:02 on 2021-03-01.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
34
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Bilbao Airport

Airport Car Hire

Bilbao Airport is also known as Bilboko aireportua and Aeropuerto de Bilbao.

Top international routes

  • Munich
  • Frankfurt
  • Amsterdam
  • Paris
  • London
  • Lisbon

Main airlines

Vueling, easyJet, Air Europa, Iberia Regional, Volotea, and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Terminals

Bilbao Airport has a single three-story passenger terminal divided into various halls, which serves all international and domestic traffic.

Location

Bilbao Airport is about 9km (5.6 miles) north of the city of Bilbao (or Bilbo, as it’s called in the local Basque language). Motorways N-633, BI-631, and BI-625, and Alameda de Recalde are the main streets connecting the airport to the city. The cities of San Sebastian–Donostia, Vitoria-Gasteiz, and Santander are all about 100km (62 miles) or less from Bilbao Airport.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 21 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 28 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 17 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 29 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 56 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 13 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 21 per day

Car hire desks

You’ll find most hire desks in the arrivals hall on floor 0.

Services and facilities

You’ll find cafés, snack bars, and two full-service restaurants, as well as many shops, including duty-free outlets for passengers leaving the EU. There are also several cashpoints, currency exchange offices, an airport hotel, children’s play area, luggage wrapping machine, and VIP lounge. The airport’s facilities are fully equipped for travellers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

An Estación de Servicio USOA, located at Bilbao Airport commercial zone, can be reached in about three minutes and is open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on workdays and from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on holidays. There are many other petrol stations nearby and in Bilbao.

Popular one-way hires

  • San Sebastian (101 km / 63 mi). Located in northeastern Basque country right on the border with France, San Sebastian might just rival Bilbao as the most famous city of the region. In addition to beautiful beaches and many cultural institutions, San Sebastian (or Donostia, as it's known in Basque) is rumoured to have the highest number of Michelin 3-star restaurants in Europe per capita.
  • Madrid (415 km / 258 mi). The capital city of Spain, Madrid is not only a centre of politics, business, and finance but also a lovely place to visit. Whether you come for the world-class museums, equally amazing football teams, or delicious food from all over Spain and Latin America, you’re unlikely to leave disappointed.
  • Barcelona (622 km / 386 mi). The second city of Spain and the capital of the Catalonia region, Barcelona is one of Europe’s most famous travel destinations. The city’s amazing architecture, beautiful coastline, and festive atmosphere all add to a great travel experience.
  • Bordeaux (333 km / 207 mi). Located in Southwestern France on the River Garonne, Bordeaux is a world-famous wine travel destination. Even if you’re driving and cannot try the wines, visiting the local domains that surround the city is still a fabulous experience. To go from Spain to France, you’ll have to cross an international border, so ask your rental car provider in advance if they permit it.
  • Santiago de Compostela (569 km / 353 mi). The capital of the Northwestern Spanish region of Galicia, Santiago is not only the destination of the world’s most famous pilgrimage but also a great city in its own right, as ensured by its beautiful cathedral and many historic squares.
  • Malaga (933 km / 580 mi). Located all across Spain from Bilbao in the region of Andalusia, Malaga is one of the great Mediterranean cities. Famous for the countless beautiful beaches that surround it, this classy city was also the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.

Airport information

Score
7.2
  • Getting to the airport 6.8
  • Check-in desks 6.9
  • Facilities and services 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.8
  • Dining and car hire services 6.0
  • Lounge 4.6

Bilbao Airport (BIO)

  • IATA: BIO
  • ICAO: LEBB
  • Name: Bilbao Airport (BIO)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Flights per year: 46,989
  • Passengers (per year): 4,973,712
  • Distance from the city centre: 5.6 miles / 9 km N of town

Top 7 Destinations around Bilbao Airport

  1. Santander Airport starting at £ 12.57 per day
    65.2 km / 40.5 miles away
  2. Madrid Airport starting at £ 4.67 per day
    320.9 km / 199.4 miles away
  3. Madrid Torrejon starting at £ 20.59 per day
    322.9 km / 200.7 miles away
  4. Madrid Arganda del Rey starting at £ 20.59 per day
    339.3 km / 210.8 miles away
  5. Madrid Leganes starting at £ 9.29 per day
    340.6 km / 211.6 miles away
  6. Reus Airport starting at £ 8.79 per day
    422.3 km / 262.4 miles away
  7. A Coruña Airport starting at £ 14.55 per day
    433.1 km / 269.1 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Bilbao Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Bilbao Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Bilbao Airport
£ 10.97
January
£ 61.88
February
£ 23.11
March
£ 87.07
April
£ 42.52
May
£ 39.82
June
£ 70.14
July
£ 40.03
August
£ 24.67
September
£ 25.12
October
£ 26.54
November
£ 26.54
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Bilbao Airport is January with prices starting at £ 10.97 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is April with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 87.07. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 40. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Bilbao Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Bilbao Airport keep them for an average of 6 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Bilbao Airport
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
4
October
4
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Bilbao Airport?

Though Bilbao Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
106%
January
104%
February
111%
March
142%
April
187%
May
164%
June
207%
July
178%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Record-go Skoda Fabia 5 2 Small cars
Record-go Fiat 500 2 2 Small cars
Record-go Seat Leon 5 2 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs
Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Record-go Opel Mokka 5 2 SUVs

Top 16 Hire Companies at Bilbao Airport in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.3
+34871180192
Aeropuerto Bilbao. Planta 3. Salidas Puerta Embarque 4, 48180, Vizcaya
£ 14 - £ 68
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+34944533340
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, AEROPUERTO DE LOIU
£ 14 - £ 118
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1
+34944533340
Aeropuerto de Loiu, Barrio Gaztanaga, 48180 Bilbao
£ 12 - £ 38
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9
+34944533340
Aeropuerto de Loiu, Barrio Gaztanaga, 48180 Bilbao
£ 12 - £ 39
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.8
+34902105055
Bilbao Airport, P1 car park 48180 Loiu, Vizcaya
£ 14 - £ 33
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:29
Tue:08:00-19:59
Wed:08:00-19:59
Thu:08:00-19:59
Fri:08:00-19:59
Sat:11:00-17:59
Sun:16:30-23:29
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+34911505000
Bilbao Airport, P1 car park 48180 Loiu, Vizcaya
£ 16 - £ 28
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:30
Tue:07:30-23:30
Wed:07:30-23:30
Thu:07:30-23:30
Fri:07:30-23:30
Sat:08:00-23:30
Sun:08:00-23:30
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+34902101780
Aeropuerto De Bilbao - Loiu Car Return: Floor 0
£ 20 - £ 34
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:30
Tue:07:00-23:30
Wed:07:00-23:30
Thu:07:00-23:30
Fri:07:00-23:30
Sat:07:30-23:30
Sun:07:30-23:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+34902101780
Aeropuerto De Bilbaocar Return: Floor 0
£ 17 - £ 34
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:30
Tue:07:00-23:30
Wed:07:00-23:30
Thu:07:00-23:30
Fri:07:00-23:30
Sat:07:30-23:30
Sun:07:30-23:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
944533340
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:08:45-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Amigo Autos
Amigo Autos
Outstanding 8.5
+34902360636
25 Errotazarre Pab Poligono Astikene, 48160 Derio, Bizkaia
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
+34662354028
Errota Zaharra número 8, Parque empresarial Astikene, 48160 Derio Bilbao
£ 8 - £ 20
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.1
+448435081118
Zarandoa Kalea 5, 48160 Derio
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.2
+34902360636
Orroño kalea, 25, 48160 Derio, Bizkaia
£ 10 - £ 24
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.1
+34918340262 / +34965233166
Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, Zarandoa, 5, 48160 Derio, VIZCAYA
£ 6 - £ 15
Working hours
Mon:07:30-19:30
Tue:07:30-19:30
Wed:07:30-19:30
Thu:07:30-19:30
Fri:07:30-19:30
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:11:30-19:30
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+34666425221
Bilbao Airport Loiu 48180 Bizkaia
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-19:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7
+34918341400
Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, Zarandoa, 5, 48160 Derio, VIZCAYA
£ 5 - £ 14
Working hours
Mon:07:30-19:30
Tue:07:30-19:30
Wed:07:30-19:30
Thu:07:30-19:30
Fri:07:30-19:30
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:11:30-19:30
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