Bilbao is located in Northern Spain, nine miles south from the Bay of Biscay. It is popular with holidaymakers and business travelers many of whom enter the city by plane. Flights to Bilbao from the UK are available from the airports of Manchester, London Stansted and London Heathrow. Airlines operating flights from the UK to Bilbao are easyJet and Vueling. Bilbao Airport is just six miles north of the city and has public bus transport available every thirty minutes throughout the day. The journey from the airport to the city center only takes about twenty minutes. There are also taxis available outside the terminal building and hire car rental kiosks inside. Some of the larger city hotels also provide airport shuttle services.
When traveling to the Spanish city of Bilbao expect to see wonderful architecture especially in Casco Viejo, the old town. Have a stroll around and take your camera to capture one of the city's most enchanting buildings, Teatro Arriaga, an amazing theatre which holds operas and plays. If you are staying in town on a self-catering basis visit the Mercado De La Ribera, an exciting market place that's packed with fresh fruit and vegetables, many of them local to the area. After your short flight from the UK, chill out on one of Bilbao's spectacular beaches near Sopelana to the east of the city. You can get there by Metro which is cheap and very convenient to use. Business tourism is also popular in Bilbao with many people from the UK who choose to book cost-effective flights to Bilbao online.