Avoid the heavy traffic and long lines that come with flying into a major airport and arrive to Spain by Bilbao Airport. Located 9 km north of Bilbao, in the municipality of Loiu, it is the most important airport of the Basque Country and northern Spain with around 4 million passengers per year. You can reach the city easily on your own directly after your arrival in a Bilbao Airport car hire.
Bilbao and the Basque Country have a milder climate than most other parts of the peninsula. Situated on the banks of the Nervión River it is still oceanic yet with cooler temperatures in the summer and more rain, and Bilbao is known for its lush green hills. There are many fantastic museums and places of interest in the area, which has less traffic than the larger cities of Spain and is much easier to navigate by car hire Bilbao Airport.