Flights from Singapore (SIN) to Bilbao (BIO)
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Visiting from Singapore to Bilbao
Bilbao travel information
Bilbao is the capital city of the Basque country region and an interesting place to visit. It's also known as The City of the Guggenheim", as this is where the original museum was built, so be sure to spend time exploring the artworks and exhibitions. The old town, full of charming streets and bars offering pintxos, is a delightful way to spend a day tasting the local Basque cuisine. Other places not to be missed are the La Ribera market, the famous Zubizuri (Basque for "white bridge) and take in the city’s variety of architecture, ranging from gothic, art deco to contemporary. It’s a lively Spanish city to visit, with plenty to experience.
When to visit
Best time to visit Bilbao
The largest city in the Basque Country of Spain, Bilbao is a spectacular destination that experiences a slightly unique temperate oceanic climate as compared to the rest of Spain, owing to its hilly location. This means that weather in Bilbao tends to be on the cooler side, even during the summer. The summer season from June to mid-September is the best time to visit the city with warm weather averaging between 20 and 30 °C. It’s a lovely time to enjoy the outdoors and dine alfresco.
What is the main airport called?
Bilbao Airport (BIO).Opens external site in a new window It is the main international gateway to Bilbao and the largest and busiest airport in the Basque Country in Spain. The airport is located 12 km north of Bilbao.
Arriving in Bilbao
The helpful staff at Bilbao Airport will greet you when you arrive. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Bilbao from Bilbao Airport
Getting into Bilbao is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from public transport, taxi, hotel shuttle, private transfer or car rental. The taxi ranks is located in front of the passenger terminal building on level 1. The taxi journey from Bilbao Airport to the city centre takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes, depending on traffic. The airport has three intercity bus lines that connect the airport with the main destinations in the region. Bus line A3247 connects the airport with the main bus station in Bilbo, and the trip time takes between 15 and 20 minutes, depending on the traffic. It's possible to organise a private transfer for door-to-door service or check with your hotel to organise a shuttle. If you wish to rent a car, car rental companies are available at the airport, and you can choose one that suits your needs to explore Bilbao and the Basque country region.
Getting around Bilbao
There are plenty of transport options available in Bilbao and some of the best ways to see the city centre are walking, bus, tram, metro, boat, taxis, or join a tour. Walking is a good way to wander through the historic quarter as you can stop as often as you like at the shops and many pintxo bars. The Bilbao tram runs through the city from Atxuri Station to La Casilla park and is an easy way to see the city sights. The metro is an efficient way to travel with frequent services or the urban bus network in the city, passes through all neighbourhoods to get you to where you want to go. If travelling on the tram, bus or metro, its best to buy a Bilbao Bizkaia Card. The funicular railway, which goes up to the top of Mount Artxanda, where you can take in the most impressive views of Bilbao and dine at one the places serving traditional Basque cuisine. For a different way to see the city, take a boat trip on the Nervión estuary. Taxis operate throughout the city, you may like to hire a car or join a tour.
Fly from Singapore
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What is the main airport called?
Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport (SIN).Opens external site in a new window The airport is a major civilian airport that serves Singapore and one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. The airport is located in Changi, at the eastern end of Singapore, approximately 20 km from Marina Bay, Singapore's Downtown centre.
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