By Plane

Directions by plane

There is an airport in Vitoria but there are not much flights there. You can find more international cheap flights to Bilbao or to Madrid. Once there, you can easily come to Vitoria by bus. (see the intructions of coming to Vitoria-Gasteiz by bus )


Airport of Vitoria (Foronda)
The airport is about 11 km. away from the city. There is a bus from Airtport-Train Station-Bus Station which departure time depends on the arrivals of the flights. It is about 25 minutes and 3 euros.

The only operating company is Air Nostrum and have flights from Madrid and Barcelona.


Bilbao Airport lies 12 kilometres away from the city of Bilbao which is 66 km away from Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Companies and citys with flights to Bilbao:

Barcelona  Iberia Vueling Spanair
Brussels Brussels Airlines
Dusseldorf Lufthansa
Frankfurt Lufthansa
Lisboa Air Nostrum TAP Portugal
London Heathrow Iberia

Stansted Easyjet

Madrid Iberia Spanair
Milan Malpensa Alitalia
Munich  Spanair
Paris Charles de Gaulle Air France

Charles de GaulleClickair

Stuttgart Lufthansa


The bus that links Bilbao and the airport is Bizkaibus A3247, a yellow urban bus whose departure point is Termibús.
At the airport, the departure point is the stop in front of the Arrivals Terminal, and ends its route at the Termibús.
The buses to Vitoria-Gasteiz have their departure point at Termibus. The operating company is LA UNION, there is a bus nearly every our and it’s about 5 euros.


The Airport of Madrid is the biggest and more international airport of Spain. Probably, you will find a direct connection from your nearest airport.


There is a daily bus from Madrid-Barajas to Irun that stops in Vitoria (runned by Alsa/Continental Auto). It departs at 6:15 and arrives at 11:30.  (see ). Alternatively, you can go from the airport to Madrid by metro and then from Madrid to Vitoria by bus. Maybe cheaper.
At Madrid-Barajas airport take the metro (about 2 euros) line 8 direction Nuevos Ministerios. At MAR DE CRISTAL change to line 4 direction Argüelles, stop at the AV(ENI)DA DE AMERICA.
At the Avenida America Bus Station, go up to the 1st stage (Largo Recorrido). The bus to Vitoria is runned by Continental-Auto. It is 24 or 37 euros, depending on the bus. (see )