Sweet dreams next to the Bullring in Bilbao

The Hotel Vista Alegre is situated next to the Bullring in Bilbao, which is where it gets its name.

From this central location you can visit the city’s main attractions on foot, including the famous Guggenheim Museum, with no need for public transport.

The easy access to this hotel in the centre of Bilbao, thanks to its magnificent location, will mean you won’t waste any time. From its prime location you can pop into the new area of Bilbao quickly, in just a few minutes’ walk.

Although you won’t need public transport to get around Bilbao, in case you do, just 100 metres from the hotel there is a bus stop on Calle Autonomía, which Line A of the Tram network also passes through (Euskotren).

Also, just 500 metres from the hotel there is the Metro station Indautxu (Lines 1 and 2).

The specific address of the Hotel Vista Alegre is Calle de Pablo Picasso, 13, Bilbao.

If you’re travelling in our own vehicle, the exact coordinates to locate it on your GPS are:

  • Latitude: 43.255998 – Longitude: -2.935493
  • Latitude: 43º 15’ 21.59” N – Longitude: 2º 56’ 7.77” W

Distances from the hotel

  • Vista Alegre Bullring: 130 metres
  • Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts: 1,400 metres
  • Bilbao Old Quarter: 1,400 metres
  • San Mamés Football Stadium: 1,700 metres
  • Bilbao bus station: 1,700 metres
  • Guggenheim Museum: 1,800 metres
  • Euskalduna Palace: 2 km.
  • Bilbao Airport (Loiu): 12.7 km.

How to get there

From Bilbao Airport (Loiu)

Bus number 3247 leaves every half hour from the airport for Plaza Moyúa.

From Abando train station

There is a RENFE Cercanías train in the station of Abando itself. You have to get off at the first stop (Zabálburu).

It is also very easy to access by city bus (numbers 30, 58, 85, 71 and 75). These lines run along calle Hurtado de Amézaga to their stop at Plaza Zabálburu.

From Atxuri train station (San Sebastián/Donostia)

Bus lines 58 and 75 go to the stop Plaza Zabálburu.

From Garellano-Termibús bus station

Next to Termibús you can access the RENFE Cercanías line (San Mamés station) which will transport you to the station Zabálburu.

By car from the A-68 and A-8.

It is accessed by motorway and by taking the exit Bilbao Plaza Zabálburu. At the end of calle Juan de Garai you will reach Plaza Zabálburu.

Once you arrive here, don’t take any streets to the right and turn left at the first opportunity. Then drive straight on until the end of the street where you will find yourself outside the Vista Alegre bullring. Here you have to turn left again and you’ll see an illuminated yellow sign saying “hotel” on the corner of the building.

If you continue on about 20 metres you’ll be at the door to reception.

Please note: You must at all times follow the yellow or black signs which indicate the location of the hotel. When you reach the building, remember that there is parking available at a charge.