Portsmouth
Bilbao
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Portsmouth Bilbao Ferry

Connecting the city of Portsmouth on the coast of England with the city of Bilbao on the coast of Spain, this ferry route provides a luxurious and relaxing connecting between England and Spain. From the city of Portsmouth, known for its large natural harbour, as well as its rich maritime history that is reflected through its many museums and accessible ships, to the city of Bilbao, which is known for its vibrant cultural scene that is the reason for the many visitors to the city, as well as its many parks and architectural sites, and its many friendly locals.

With up to 3 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Portsmouth to Bilbao sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Portsmouth - Bilbao Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 1
Operators Brittany Ferries
Average Price $1238*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 33h 37m
Fastest Sailing Duration 32h 0m
First Ferry 19:01
Last Ferry 22:45
Distance 462 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Portsmouth to Bilbao is approximately 32h 30m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    The average price of a ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao is approximately $396. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Portsmouth to Bilbao and this is
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    Ferries from Portsmouth to Bilbao are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    Unfortunately, you cannot travel as a foot passenger on ferries from Portsmouth to Bilbao, with only vehicles allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Portsmouth to Bilbao with the following operators
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How far is Bilbao from Portsmouth?

    Portsmouth to Bilbao is approximately 462 nautical miles distance apart.

Portsmouth to Bilbao Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 3 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, but ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors. These can include seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Bilbao from Portsmouth take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 23 hours and 45 minutes, and 28 hours and 30 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous different reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Portsmouth to Bilbao Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Bilbao from Portsmouth will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our helpful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Bilbao from Portsmouth?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Portsmouth to Bilbao Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/15/2024 and 4/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 21:45 07:00 33 hours 15 minutes Mon
Brittany Ferries 22:30 07:00 32 hours 30 minutes Wed
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