Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Bilbao, Spain

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular in Bilbao - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Bilbao get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Bilbao walk each day. See which Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular and stations are most popular in Bilbao, and more!
Bilbao has 7 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular, operated by several transit agencies, including Metro Bilbao, Renfe Cercanías, Euskotren Tranbia, Euskotren Trena, Feve, Funicular de Artxanda, Ascensor de Ereaga, Euskotren Trena, Puente Colgante Bizkaia Zubia, Bilbobus, Bizkaibus & CuadraBus
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In Bilbao, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 35 min. Over 36% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Bilbao each day? Commuters wait on average 7 min, but over 21% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Bilbao is 6.9 km. Yet 46% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Bilbao is 32%. On average, 4% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Bilbao, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.82 km? Approximately, 25% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time

How long do people usually commute in Bilbao by public transit everyday?
The average amount of time people spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday.
35 min
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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Bilbao, Spain?
The percentage of transit riders who ride public transit for more than 2 hours every day. This includes travel by Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular.
3%
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Waiting Time

How long do people usually wait at a station in Bilbao every day?
The average amount of time people wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular line on a weekday.
7 min
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How many people in Bilbao usually wait a long time at a transit station?
The percentage of people who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work.
4%
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Trip Distance

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Bilbao?
The average distance people usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Metro, Train, Bus, Ferry, Cable Car & Funicular.
6.9 km
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How many people have a long commute every day in Bilbao?
The percentage of people that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit.
10%
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Number of Transfers

How many people transfer lines at least once in Bilbao?
The percentage of people who transfer at least one time during a single trip.
32%
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How many people transfer transit lines more than once during a single trip in Bilbao?
The percentage of people who transfer at least twice when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip.
4%
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Walking Distance

How far do people usually walk per trip in Bilbao?
The average distance people walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work.
0.82 km
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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Bilbao?
The percentage of people who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work.
25%
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Most popular Bus lines
  • 71 - Miribilla - San Ignazio
  • 18 - San Ignazio - Zorrotza
  • 48 - Santutxu - Lezeaga
Most popular Bus stations
  • Abando Geltokia / Estación
  • Campo Volantín 23
  • Autonomía 43
Most popular Train lines
  • C1 - Abando - Santurtzi
  • C2 - Bilbao - Muskiz
  • E3 - Lezama Kukullaga-Etxebarri
Most popular Train stations
  • Estación De Abando - Indalecio Prieto
  • Zazpikaleak / Casco Viejo
  • Zabalburu
Most popular Bus lines
  • 71 - Miribilla - San Ignazio
  • 18 - San Ignazio - Zorrotza
  • 48 - Santutxu - Lezeaga
Most popular Bus stations
  • Abando Geltokia / Estación
  • Campo Volantín 23
  • Autonomía 43
Most popular Train lines
  • C1 - Abando - Santurtzi
  • C2 - Bilbao - Muskiz
  • E3 - Lezama Kukullaga-Etxebarri
Most popular Train stations
  • Estación De Abando - Indalecio Prieto
  • Zazpikaleak / Casco Viejo
  • Zabalburu
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