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Bus Information between Barcelona and Bilbao

distanceDistance289 miles (466 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$62 (€49)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Barcelona to Bilbao cover the 289 miles (466 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $62 (€49)], you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $61 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

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Alsa and FlixBus buses from Barcelona to Bilbao

Alsa and FlixBus buses will get you from Barcelona to Bilbao from $61 (€49). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Barcelona to Bilbao.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Barcelona and Bilbao with FlixBus! As an official travel partner of FlixBus, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from FlixBus, compare the best routes from Barcelona to Bilbao as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable FlixBus Barcelona to Bilbao bus ticket available today. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus between Barcelona and Bilbao on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 289 miles (466 km) journey between Barcelona and Bilbao with ease and comfort on a bus with FlixBus.

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Barcelona to Bilbao
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses to Bilbao from Barcelona cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Barcelona to Bilbao buses for as little as $62 (€49)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Barcelona to Bilbao on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $62 (€49)  for a bus ticket from Barcelona to Bilbao.
How far is Barcelona to Bilbao by bus?
The distance between Barcelona and Bilbao by bus is approximately 289 miles (466 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Bilbao from Barcelona?
While the time it takes to travel 289 miles (466 km) to Bilbao from Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Bilbao bus journey time is on average 8 h 30 min.
Which bus station from Barcelona to Bilbao do I depart from? Which Bilbao bus station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Barcelona to start your trip from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. In Bilbao you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Where is the bus station in Barcelona to go to Bilbao? Where is the bus station in Bilbao located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Bilbao most often arrive at Bilbao, Zorroza and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Barcelona to Bilbao?
For the route from Barcelona to Bilbao you can take a bus with Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Barcelona to Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Barcelona to Bilbao?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Barcelona at 9: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Barcelona at 12: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Barcelona to Bilbao and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book bus tickets to Bilbao from Barcelona to score the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Barcelona to Bilbao within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $62 (€49) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Bilbao from Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Bilbao
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Amenities
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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