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Nottingham to Bilbao

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2 suggested routes to go from Nottingham to Bilbao by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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How to get from Nottingham to Bilbao?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Nottingham Bilbao. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Nottingham-Bilbao

For your trip from Nottingham (England, United Kingdom) to Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) with a distance of 676 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bilbao from Nottingham. You can take the flight London-Bilbao and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Stansted STN airport, 31.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bilbao (Bilbao airport, IATA code: BIO) operated by Vueling Airlines, Easyjet or British Airways.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Nottingham Bilbao only by bus, there are other means of transport (ferry) that will complete the journey Nottingham-Portsmouth.
You will board a coach of National Express in Nottingham. The bus will drop you off at Portsmouth bus station (1.8 mi from Portsmouth, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Nottingham bus station (0.4 mi from Nottingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Portsmouth.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Nottingham-Portsmouth will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by ferry in order to cover the entire trip.
There is no direct crossing between Nottingham and Bilbao, you will have to use another mean of transport (bus) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Portsmouth-Bilbao.
You will embark at the port of Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal at 0.9 mi from Portsmouth aboard a ship of Brittany Ferries. The ferry will dock in the port of Santurtzi Puerto at 6.8 mi from Bilbao. We advise you to show up at the port of Portsmouth for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Nottingham to Bilbao without changing trains. You can take the train Nottingham-London and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of East Midlands Trains to London leave from Nottingham railway station in Nottingham. Arrival in London will take place at London St Pancras station (2.1 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Bilbao?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Nottingham in Nottingham and to the one of Portsmouth (England United Kingdom)
Vueling Airlines carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Bilbao (arrival at Bilbao BIO airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Stansted STN airport (located 31.7 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Bilbao (serving Bilbao BIO airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Bilbao (arrival at Bilbao BIO airport)
Ferry companies
The ships of Brittany Ferries ensure the maritime connection between the port of Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal and the one of Bilbao (Santurtzi Puerto at 6.8 mi from the city)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Nottingham-Portsmouth (148.5 mi)
Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection Nottingham-London with the train from Nottingham railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London St Pancras at arrival (2.1 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Nottingham or cities to visit near Bilbao

When travelling from Bilbao to Nottingham by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Portsmouth located at 149 mi from Nottingham, London 110 mi away from Nottingham (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bilbao or back to Nottingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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