Ireland to Spain ferries

Bilbao is in the Basque region of Spain and has an exciting blend of modern and historical attractions to explore. It is also ideally positioned for accessing holiday destinations throughout Spain and southern France.

New direct ferry sailings to Spain from Ireland

Rosslare to Bilbao ferries

Just 2 hours and 15 minutes from Dublin, Rosslare is the perfect departure for Spain if you live in Central Ireland.

Bilbao is an ideal entry point to Spain to explore the north of the country. Madrid is only a four-hour drive and Barcelona is around six hours away.

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Ferries to Spain from Ireland

Book direct sailings from Ireland to Spain.

  • No-frills Brittany Ferries économie offers simple yet comfortable service
  • économie sailings from Rosslare twice a week
  • Convenient overnight sailings with a choice of comfortable cabins
Rosslare to Bilbao Book