Buses from Bilbao to Barcelona

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Bus Information to Barcelona from Bilbao

distanceDistance289 miles (466 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$52 (€42)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Bilbao to Barcelona cover the 289 miles (466 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $46 (€37), but the average price of bus tickets is $52 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

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Alsa and FlixBus Bilbao – Barcelona

Find the best buses between Bilbao and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners Alsa and FlixBus from $46 (€37). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Bilbao to Barcelona are the following:

    • 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

    How to get from Bilbao to Barcelona by bus

    The Bilbao Barcelona bus starts at the bus station in the centre of Bilbao and ends at the Sants bus station, located in a central area of Barcelona. Thanks to Omio's search engine, travellers will find up to 6 buses that make the direct connection between Bilbao and Barcelona as well as useful information about the route. Tickets can be purchased directly on the website or in the app, and then received by e-mail.

    Which buses go to Bilbao Barcelona?

    The buses that make the trip from Bilbao to Barcelona belong to the company >Alsa, which has at its disposal a fleet of fully equipped vehicles that meet all the safety requirements.

    How long does the Bilbao Barcelona bus take?

    The average journey time is 8 hours, although buses that start in the morning usually have a route of 7 hours and 30 minutes.

    At what time does the first and last bus Bilbao Barcelona of the day depart?

    The first bus Alsa from Bilbao to Barcelona of the day starts the trip at 10:30 and arrives at its destination at 18:00, while the last bus of the day leaves Bilbao at 22:30 and arrives in Barcelona at 6:30.

    What time does the Bilbao Barcelona night bus leave?

    The timetable of the night bus that carries out the journey between the cities of Bilbao and Barcelona is from 22:30 to 6:30.

    What is the price of the bus from Bilbao to Barcelona?

    The average price of Bilbao Barcelona buses is 47 Euros, although it may decrease considerably if the ticket is booked in Avanza.

    Where does the Bilbao Barcelona bus leave from?

    Buses start their journey at Termibús de Bilbao, located in Gurtalay street and next to San Mamés metro station and at stops of different urban bus lines. The building offers a wide range of services such as lockers, cafeterias and ATMs. The destination station is Sants, located in the centre of Barcelona and connected to the different parts of the city by metro lines 3 and 5. The building has a taxi rank at the main entrance and offers ticket sales and waiting room services.

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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Bilbao to Barcelona?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Barcelona for as low as $46 (€37)  for the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus from Bilbao to Barcelona on average?
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bilbao to Barcelona bus to cost on average $52 (€42)  one way.
    How far is it from Bilbao to Barcelona by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bilbao to Barcelona by bus to be approximately 289 miles (466 km).
    How many hours is the bus time to Barcelona from Bilbao?
    On average the Bilbao to Barcelona bus travel time is 7 h 30 min  for the 289 miles (466 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Bilbao to Barcelona, which bus station in Bilbao do I depart from and which bus station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

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

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando   and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

    Where is the bus station in Bilbao? Where is the bus station in Barcelona?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bilbao-Abando, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

    What bus providers go from Bilbao to Barcelona?
    For the trip from Bilbao to Barcelona you can take a bus with Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Bilbao and Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When is the earliest bus from Bilbao to Barcelona? When is the last bus from Bilbao to Barcelona?
    The first Bilbao to Barcelona bus departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last bus from Bilbao to Barcelona leaves at 1: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Bilbao to Barcelona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Bilbao to Barcelona to get the best deals?
    You can find buses to Barcelona from Bilbao to cost on average $52 (€42) 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 Bilbao to Barcelona bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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