Your Complete Guide to Bilbao Airport

BIO is the 3 letter AATA code for Bilbao Airport. The official name for Bilbao Airport is Sondica. To help you in your arrival or departure from the Bilbao airport you can enter the following GPS details – 43.30111, -2.91056 into your Smartphone or in-car GPS system to help you get directions from Sondica airport.

Please find below a selection of Airlines, Destination and approx flight times from Bilbao Airport.

DestinationWeekly FlightsDistance
Barcelona (BCN)31467 Km (290 Miles)
Lisbon (LIS)27724 Km (450 Miles)
Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG)21762 Km (473 Miles)
Munich (MUC)211,267 Km (787 Miles)
Sevilla (SVQ)17700 Km (435 Miles)
Palma Mallorca (PMI)16629 Km (391 Miles)
Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)161,152 Km (716 Miles)
Malaga (AGP)13749 Km (465 Miles)
Frankfurt (FRA)131,148 Km (713 Miles)
Tenerife North (TFN)122,038 Km (1,267 Miles)

Some of the busiest airlines that fly from Bilbao Airport are Vueling, Iberia and Lufthansa between them they cover 42 of the total destination of 31. The busiest which is Vueling covers a total of 119 flights per week out of Bilbao Airport and goes to 20 destinations. Of all the destinations from Sondica, Vueling covers 15%. Vueling airline offers flights to El Prat De Llobregat, Son Sant Joan Airport, San Pablo, Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Tenerife Norte and Portela among others.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from Bilbao Airport with approximate times

AirlinerDestinationFlight Time (Est)
VuelingBarcelona (BCN)1 hour 22 minutes
VuelingPalma Mallorca (PMI)1 hour 33 minutes
VuelingSevilla (SVQ)1 hour 38 minutes
VuelingMalaga (AGP)1 hour 42 minutes
VuelingTenerife North (TFN)3 hours 12 minutes
VuelingLisbon (LIS)1 hour 40 minutes

When arriving in Bilbao Airport you may want to rent a car and you can find a selection of the major car hire companies in the Arrivals hall or nearby. Make sure that you have an up to date credit card when hiring your vehicle at Bilbao Airport. With so much choice of car rental at Bilbao airport it may be wise to book online before you arrive as there is limited choice of vehicles at certain times of the year.

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