The cheapest buses from Barcelona to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Cheapest

$59

Average

$59

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Bilbao will cost around $ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 59.

Cheapest
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 08:00PMBilbao
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$591One-way
Cheapest
03:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 11:45PMBilbao
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$591One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00AMBilbao
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$591One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Bilbao

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11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 08:00PMBilbao
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03:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 11:45PMBilbao
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11:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00AMBilbao
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
$32Renfe
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Dec 11
$32Renfe
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$79Air Europa
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Dec 12
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$46Vueling
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Dec 13
$64Renfe
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Dec 14
$56Renfe
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Dec 15
$48Renfe
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Dec 16
$64Renfe
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Dec 17
$72Renfe
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$46Vueling
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Dec 18
$72Renfe
$59Alsa
$79Air Europa

The fastest buses from Barcelona to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

8 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

467 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Barcelona for Bilbao every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 467 km distance in an average of 8 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00AMBilbao
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$591One-way
2nd Fastest
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 08:00PMBilbao
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$591One-way
2nd Fastest
03:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 11:45PMBilbao
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$591One-way

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Bus Information between Barcelona and Bilbao

distanceDistance289 miles (466 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$57 (€47)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Barcelona to Bilbao cover the 289 miles (466 km) long trip taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $57 (€47), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $44 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

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Travel with Alsa and FlixBus between Barcelona and Bilbao

Find the best buses from Barcelona to Bilbao with Omio's travel partners Alsa and FlixBus from $44 (€37). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: $44

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Buses from Barcelona to Bilbao
Take the bus to Bilbao easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Bilbao.
FAQs
How much does a cheap bus from Barcelona to Bilbao cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Barcelona to Bilbao to cost as little as $44 (€37)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Barcelona and Bilbao?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $57 (€47)  for a bus ticket from Barcelona to Bilbao.
What is the distance to Bilbao from Barcelona by bus?
The Barcelona to Bilbao bus distance is approximately 289 miles (466 km).
What is the Barcelona to Bilbao bus travel time?
The Barcelona to Bilbao bus duration is on average 8 h, which is to be expected when traveling 289 miles (466 km) from Barcelona to Bilbao. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Barcelona to Bilbao do I depart from? Which Bilbao bus station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

Some of the Barcelona bus stations to Bilbao you can start your journey from include Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bilbao include Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Bilbao, Zorroza.

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bilbao, Zorroza and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the bus station to the city center in Bilbao.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Barcelona to Bilbao?
If you're looking for buses from Barcelona to Bilbao, you can rely on Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Bilbao. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Barcelona to Bilbao trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct buses from Barcelona to Bilbao?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Barcelona to Bilbao on Omio with Alsa, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Barcelona to Bilbao? When does the last bus depart from Barcelona to Bilbao?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Barcelona at 8: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Barcelona at 2: 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 far in advance should I book bus tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao for the best deals?
You can find buses from Barcelona to Bilbao to cost on average $57 (€47) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Bilbao bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.