There are three railway companies operating in Bilbao: Renfe, EuskoTren and FEVE.
Two kinds of RENFE trains depart from Bilbao: Short and Long Distance Trains.
Short Distance Trains
Bilbao's metropolitan area has three short distance lines:
All of them depart from Abando Station, at Plaza Circular, which is an exchange station connecting with Abando underground station and Bilbao's tramway.
Besides Bilbao Abando, there are other stations for short distance trains in Bilbao:
C-1 y C-2: Zabalburu,
San Mamés, Olabeaga and Zorrotza
C-3: Miribilla and La Peña
It links Vizcaya's capital city with the main districts on the Ría del Nervión's left bank, among which we can find the most populated in Bilbao, such as Barakaldo, Sestao, Portugalete or Santurtzi.
It shares C-1 railway up to Barakaldo, where it takes its way to Vizcaya's mining district, stopping at Valle de Trápaga, Ortuella, Gallarta and Muskiz.
It reaches Vizcaya's inland, stopping at Basauri, Arrigorriaga, Llodio, Amurrio and Orduña.
PFor further information on destinations and timetables, please call Renfe's Customer Service phone number (902 240 202) or visit http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/cercanias/bilbao/index.html
Long Distance Trains
There are many long distance lines departing from Abando Station to different destinations, among which the following are included:
Miranda de Ebro
For further information on destinations from Bilbao and timetables, please call Renfe's Customer Service phone number (902 240 202) or visit http://www.renfe.com