Bilbao to Portsmouth Ferry


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    23 hr 45 min
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Getting the best price for your Bilbao to Portsmouth ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Bilbao to Portsmouth. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Bilbao to Portsmouth route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Bilbao to Portsmouth ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Bilbao to Portsmouth is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Bilbao

The city of Bilbao, Spain's biggest port and the 6th largest city, is situated in the heart of the Basque Country and is a good place to see the regions attractions.

The ferry port of Bilbao is situated in the centre of the European Atlantic coast, on the eastern side of the Bay of Biscay. This advantaged geographic location enables Port of Bilbao to link with the main international ports, especially links with both the American continent and the north of Europe.

After 700 years of acting as a port, nowadays over 200 maritime services link Bilbao with 500 ports worldwide. The Port of Bilbao meets the highest operational capacity requirements. Last year, Port of Bilbao handled over 110,000 passengers.

Taking the ferry from the port of Portsmouth to Bilbao enables you not to have to drive the long distance travel through France. As a major city in Northern Spain, Bilbao is a great place should you be going on an onward journey into Spain. You can book your Bilbao ferry tickets here at AFerry

About Portsmouth

Portsmouth is Britain's only island city, situated on the Portsea Island. The docklands area of Portsmouth have long been important for the Royal Navy (and, incidentally, home to the world's oldest dry dock) and there are a variety our walking and boat tours which will give you an insight into the city's past. The waterfront has recieved much needed renovation in the last decade. One result is the Spinnaker Tower which can be clearly viewed as you enter the port.


  • 23 Jan 2020
    • I was unable to book my return journey while in Spain and had to get a family member to do it in the UK . Thank you Geoff Moore

      Review by GEOFF MOORE

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Needs gentle tweaking
    • Stormy weather, rough problem, but the croissants were tougher than the rocks of the Breton Islands. In fact the whole dining experience is chaotic, to pay or not to pay, that is the question. It's not complicated, put your food on a tray and pay before sitting down, works on every other ferry I've ever sailed on. Not on this though, folks shuffling around aimlessly without any idea of what to do. The system of coloured discs to show payment belongs in a primary school. Urgent review needed.

      Review by Anon

  • 21 Oct 2019
    Bay of Biscay crossing fairly rough, but a great crew and an impressive ship.
    • The weather not the staff made my journey uncomfortable and as a consequence I had little sleep. A very and comfortable cabin.on the upper deck . I particularly liked the lighting arrangement in my cabin. Interior lighting for me can make a big difference to ones mood and well being. The service was very good , the staff were obliging and friendly. The cuisine was equally very good. The display of paintings was very impressive. Good to see original paintings. Quite an exhibition ! A wonderful distraction when walking around the ship. For me , a pleasant surprise and an enjoyable part of the voyage.

      Review by HENRY GARNER

  • 06 Sep 2019
    Last journey on the Marie celeste
    • Its difficult to get it right every time for the cross section of people you cater for the most wealthiest are the biggest pain. In the neck,still I will always use your service David

      Review by DAVID GREAVES

  • 31 Jul 2019
    Value for money alternative to driving.
    • Adequate facilities for the journey, cabin great, but shortage of outside seating probably because the weather was so good.Timekeeping excellent.

      Review by WILLIAM SMITH

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Bilbao to Portsmouth Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Bilbao to Portsmouth? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth take?

The average journey time by ferry between Bilbao to Portsmouth is 24 hrs 8 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How fast does the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth is 23 hrs 45 min, with Brittany Ferries.

How much does the ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth cost?

The cheapest ferry ticket price from Bilbao to Portsmouth found by AFerry customers recently is £345, travelling with Brittany Ferries on Tuesday, 6 October 2020. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.

What time does the first ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth leave?

The first ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth leaves at 10:30 with Brittany Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth leave?

The last ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth leaves at 20:30 with Brittany Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Bilbao to Portsmouth?

Ferries travelling from Bilbao to Portsmouth are operated by Brittany Ferries.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Portsmouth to Bilbao.