There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Bilbao. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.
Flying to or from London Heathrow? Check out our guides to find out about the different options of getting there and how to transfer between airports:
Fly into Spain by arriving in the Basque Country's largest city. The Bilbao Airport sits less than nine miles north-north-east of the city centre, just north of N-637. More than twenty airlines serve passengers arriving in Bilbao; you can book flights into the area aboard British Airways, Air France, and other airlines when you visit ebookers.
Once you arrive in vibrant Bilbao, getting to the city from the airport is a quick sixteen-minute drive if you hire a rental car or take a taxi. A typical cab fare from Bilbao Airport to the city centre costs less than €20, and you can quickly compare rates for available rental cars through ebookers when you make your reservations. A less expensive travel option is to take Bizkaibus Line 3247 into the city. Buses leave the airport every thirty minutes, and a single ticket costs €1.35.
Pack your wet weather gear whenever you visit Bilbao, because you have about a fifty-fifty chance of encountering rain during your stay. June through September will give you the least chance of getting wet during your visit, as these months see an average of less than ten rainy days each. Temperatures are also highest during this time, with July and August seeing average high temperatures above 25°C and lows around 15°C. Temperatures are mild in Bilbao during the coldest months, and January is the only month when the average lows dip below five degrees.
Bilbao has a wide variety of intriguing structures, ranging from the gothic St. James Cathedral to the modern Guggenheim Museum. While you are touring the city, check out the English-style gardens in Doña Casilda Iturrizar Park or explore Bilbao's old quarter, Casco Viejo, to discover quaint and unusual shops. If you visit Bilbao during the latter part of August, be sure to attend the Semana Grande festival, where you can watch street entertainers, bullfighting, and other performances. Search for other entertainment ideas and tour packages when you visit the ebookers website.
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