The North

The North: When to Go

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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

Getting There

Note: flight, boat, train and bus timetables change constantly, and airlines come and go, so please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning. Check with relevant companies, or a flight search engine like Skyscanner, first.

BY AIR FROM UK

To Bilbao
easyJet from Stansted
clickair from Heathrow
Iberia from Heathrow

To Santander
Ryanair from Stansted

To La Coruna
clickair from Heathrow

To Asturias (Oviedo)
easyJet from Stansted

To Vigo
Air Europa from Gatwick




BY AIR FROM OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

In addition to national airlines, try:

Spanair from Zurich, Stuttgart, Munich, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Stockholm to Bilbao, Vigo, La Coruna, Santiago, Asturias

Air Berlin from various airports in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to Asturias, Bilbao and Santiago

Vueling from Heathrow to Bilbao

Ryanair from Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Brussels to Santander

easyJet from Geneva to Asturias



BY FERRY FROM UK

There is a P&O ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao. From Bilbao the Picos are a 2.5-hour drive west.

Getting Around

If you want to hire a car to get about see our car rental recommendations.