Portsmouth to Bilbao

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Are you looking to travel to Spain for your next holiday? The Portsmouth Bilbao ferry route connects England with Spain, giving you an opportunity to cruise to Spain in just 24 hours or 32 if you sail on Sunday. The Portsmouth to Bilbao ferry route is one of the most popular routes for campers who want to vacation in Spain or Portugal, starting with a relaxing sail from Portsmouth.

Brittany Ferries is the only company that operates the Portsmouth Bilbao route with sailing durations from around 24 hours to 32 hours. The crossing service by the ferry company operates two times each way every week and provides options of an overnight crossing or a 2-night journey. The frequency of the ferry crossings may vary from season to season so be sure to check in good time.

  • Twice weekly sailings that depart Sunday and Wednesday
  • A relaxed travel time of 24 or 32 hours
  • A luxury cruise experience without the huge price tag

The Sunday departure sails at 22:30 and is a two-night crossing. Enjoy a stop in the port of Roscoff on Monday morning for approximately 1h 30 minutes. The ship then proceeds to Bilbao on Tuesday morning.

Portsmouth to Bilbao Ferry Prices

Prices start from as little as £310 one way for a car and two passengers including a standard 2 berth inside cabin. To get the best price, we advise you book as early as possible, or book your whole family and friend to come with you in your car.

Portsmouth Guide

Located in the south coast of England, Portsmouth is the United Kingdom’s only island city and also doubles as the second largest city of the county of Hampshire. The main ferry port is one of the best connected ports in the UK as it serves nine different destinations across Europe. In addition, the port offers every possible facility for passengers within the terminal building. A 2-hour drive from London, Portsmouth’s main ferry port offers excellent motorway and rail links from all parts of the UK so you can easily choose your departure date for a relaxing crossing.

Bilbao Guide

Bilbao is the 6th largest city in Spain and also home to the country’s biggest ports.  Its historical port welcomes thousands of passengers annually, making it one of the biggest commercial hubs in Southern Europe. The city of Bilbao is widely known for the Guggenheim which is a famous museum of modern and contemporary art. Passengers who want to explore the city will find the tram system to be a perfect choice as it’s well connected to the European road networks.

Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to Bilbao Vessels

Brittany Ferries operate two vessels on the Portsmouth-Holland routes namely: Cap Finistere and Baie de Seine. Onboard the vessels, you will find cinemas, mini-bars, dining areas, free Wi-Fi internet access, children’s play area among others.

Brittany Ferries Port

Why drive through France to Spain for your vacation when you can have a shorter but luxurious cruise? The Portsmouth-Bilbao route offers you the opportunity of sailing directly to Spain with your car so you can drive to your desired destination. Madrid, Barcelona, Leon and Alicante are 245 miles, 376 miles, 196 miles and 406 miles away from Bilbao.

Tel: +44 (0) 330 159 7003

GPS Coordinates

50.811823, -1.088367

Brittany Ferries

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