Basarrate (Metro Bilbao)

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Símbolo del Metro de Bilbao negativo.svg Basarrate
Estación Metro Basarrate 004.jpg
Station interior
LocationCampa de Basarrate
48004 Bilbao
Coordinates43°15′04″N 2°54′39″W / 43.25111°N 2.91083°W / 43.25111; -2.91083Coordinates: 43°15′04″N 2°54′39″W / 43.25111°N 2.91083°W / 43.25111; -2.91083
Owned byMetro Bilbao S.A.
Line(s)Metro de Bilbao L1.svg Metro de Bilbao L2.svg
Platforms2 side platforms
Structure typeUnderground station
Platform levels1
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone  Zone 1  
Opened5 July 1997

Basarrate is a station of line 1 and line 2 of Metro Bilbao. The station is located in the neighbourhood of Santutxu, in the district of Begoña, in Bilbao. The name of the station comes from the Campa de Basarrate (Spanish for Basarrate field), as the station is located directly below it. It opened on July 5, 1997.

Station layout[edit]

Basarrate station follows the typical cavern-shaped layout of most underground Metro Bilbao stations designed by Norman Foster, with the main hall located directly above the rail tracks.


  • Aiga escalator down inv.svg 3 Pintor Losada St. - Campa de Basarrate (Basarrate exit)
  • Aiga elevator inv.svg MUTCD D9-6.svg Iturriaga St. and Marqués de Laurencín St. (Ascensor Iturriaga exit)


Metro services[edit]

Preceding station   Metro Bilbao   Following station
toward Plentzia or Bidezabal
Line 1
toward Etxebarri
toward Kabiezes
Line 2
toward Basauri

Bus services[edit]

The station is located in close proximity to a Bilbobus stop with services from the San Ignacio-Txurdinaga (13) and Santutxu-Biribila Plaza (40) lines.