Location and access

Barakaldo is located a short distance from Bilbao, the Port, the Mining Zone and the nuclei of the right bank.

If we add the circumstance of having become an important city of services and the high number of inhabitants, it is understood that it has numerous communications both by road and rail.

Barakaldo is located 8 Km from Bilbao, 75 Km from Vitoria and 115 Km from San Sebastian

How to get?

By road

  • The highway connects with Bilbao and the A-1 and A-8 motorways.

  • The Ugaldebieta highway connects Barakaldo with all the regions of the Left Edge and Miner Area, and connects as well with Cantabrian Motorway, being the fastest way to go to Cantabria.

  • The Rontegi’s bridge comunicates with the Airport and the Right Edge regions.

  • CN-634 Irún – La Coruña national road takes us to the Miner Area.

  • CC-639 country road, which goes from Barakaldo to Santurtzi.

  • And a whole road network and secondary ways that link up different places and neighbourhoods.

By metro

  • It only takes 16 minutes to get to Barakaldo from Bilbao, thanks to line 2 of the metro.


By train

  • Barakaldo is communicated with the different city centres through various train lines.

  • It only takes 12 minutes to get to Barakaldo from Bilbao.               

  • To see the schedules and prices you can consult on the renfe Cercanías website.

To see the schedules you can consult the following websites

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