- Access and parking
- Children and minors
- Reduced mobility or special attention
- What can I take?
Full information is available here.
The Bilbao Exhibition Centre has indoor parking for 4000 vehicles.
Parking rates 2€ for the first hour, thereof 1.4€ hour, 15€ maximum for each 24 hours.
Check PREPAID or PAYMENT options that may exist in each of the events.
The car park consists of three entrances (A, B and C) which will be opened according to visitor requirements.
The Orange area of the car park has the nearest exits to Bizkaia Arena. The Blue area, on the other hand, is nearest to the SALA CUBEC!
Remember the floor, colour of area and parking space number where you parked your vehicle.
Depending on the event, you will be able to pre-pay the car park at the machines for this purpose and avoid queuing up at the event exit.
Bizkaia Arena is next to the Ansio station of Bilbao Metro which connects with the rest of the Bilbao metropolitan area and has links to other facilities of interest (airport, Renfe’s rail network, the Euskotren rail network, the tramways, Termibus…) and there is a taxi stand at its entrance (Radiotaxi telephone).
To go by public transport from BEC to the airport you should take metro Line 2 to San Mames, where you can take a Termibus coach which leaves every 30 minutes. There is also a taxi stand at the north entrance to the venue, which takes around 20 minutes and costs about €30.
Yes, you can still get in even though the event has already started.
You can enter the premises during the show by showing your ticket.
Click on event, where you will receive more information on the procedure to follow.
On the same day as the event, as long as there are tickets available, depending on the sales channel.
At authorised points, please refer to the sales system where you purchased your tickets.
The ticket office timetables vary depending on the show.
No, it is not possible to make changes or give refunds
No, for safety reasons you must respect the seating capacity of each area and it is not possible to change your seat in the case of assigned seats or areas.
For general emergencies, dial 112.
Bizkaia Arena has lifts for gaining entry from the car park and to access the halls from the central atrium. The building is adapted for all purposes.
Car parks for persons with reduced mobility closest to Bizkaia Arena can be found in the Orange Area of our car park, next to the lifts which will take you to the atrium. On the other hand, the closest car parks to the SALA CUBEC! are in the Blue Area of the car park, next to the lifts.
Visit the sales channel to reserve seats for persons with reduced mobility. However, if the show does not require a special ticket type, a general entry ticket will be enough.
As long as the show is appropriate and suitable for all audiences, children under the age of 16 may attend if accompanied by their father, mother or legal guardian.
Yes, but you must leave it in the cloakroom.
The price is €2 per object or item.
There are adapted lavatories which have baby-changing facilities.
Yes, visitors, exhibitors and other users of BEC can connect to the Internet free of charge from anywhere in the exhibition site.
The service offers 2 hours connection each day at 512 K. Therefore, users requiring a service with greater capacity or for a longer time must contract it directly through the payments gateway.
To do so, the service requires basic registration details, or in other words, name, surname, mobile telephone and e-mail.
You may leave coats and bags in the cloakroom as long as this service is open for the event you are attending.
The cost of this service is €2.
To confirm that the cloakroom will be open, please telephone: +34 94 40 40 000
Bizkaia Arena has a fully equipped ambulance at each of its events.
There is a BBK teller in the central atrium.
Any items found are kept until their owners come to collect them. You may ask by telephoning +34 94 404 00 00
The legal regulations do not allow smoking in enclosed venues
Yes, if the show is not for children or sport. The sale and/or supply of alcoholic beverages to minors is prohibited.
Yes, all our bars have food and drink.
Yes, as long as the drink is non-alcoholic and in a plastic bottle under 50cl. For safety reasons, on entering the premises the bottle will be opened and the cap returned.
You may bring food into the BEC but you should check that the conditions of the event you are attending (tickets, promoter’s website, posters…) allow you to bring food inside.
Yes, as long as it is in accordance with the current regulations regarding the material and its contents (only signs with sticks made of flexible material and subject matter that is inoffensive and does not incite violence or xenophobia will be permitted).
Yes, if it is a compact camera. Reflex or video cameras are not allowed. Due to the high value of the material, it will not be safeguarded in the cloakroom.