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Air Transport – Basque Country

The Basque Country has three airports Main in its provincial capitals:

Bilbao airport: This is the most important airport of the Cantabrian coast in terms of number of travelers and economic impact. It receives annually a traffic of more than 4 million travelers. It has local flights from Iberia (Madrid), Regional Iberia (Madrid, Alicante, Badajoz, La Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Valencia, Vigo, Funchal), Spanair (Barcelona, ​​Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Madrid, Tenerife-South) and Vueling (Barcelona, ​​Ibiza – seasonal -, Malaga, Mallorca, Menorca, and Seville). It has metro services (line 3) and Bus (Bizkaibus). It is 5km from Bilbao.

Vitoria airport: It has little importance in passenger transport and has few stable connections. Iberia Regional flies to Madrid and Barcelona, ​​and other airlines operate charter flights sporadically. In the summer season the company Iberworld operates charter flights to Lanzarote and Tenerife South and Regional Iberia operates flights to the Balearic Islands. It receives about 67 thousand passengers a year, which makes it a good option to avoid delays. There is a line of bus driven by La Unión buses. They cover the paths to Vitoria depending on the arrival of the flights. It is 8km from Vitoria.

San Sebastian airport: Like that of Vitoria, has a low traffic. Receive flights from Ibera (Madrid) and from Regional Iberia (Madrid and Barcelona). It has an annual influx of 68 thousand passengers. It has a service of bus to the city, which is 22km from the airport.

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