The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Bilbao to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 6 buses that leave Bilbao for Barcelona every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||289 miles (466 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$54 (€47)|
|Bus companies||Alsa, Infobus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Bilbao to Barcelona cover the 289 miles (466 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Infobus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $54 (€47), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $47 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
You can travel by bus to Barcelona from Bilbao with Alsa for as low as $47 (€41). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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.
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.
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.
The average journey time is 8 hours, although buses that start in the morning usually have a route of 7 hours and 30 minutes.
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.
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.
The average price of Bilbao Barcelona buses is 47 Euros, although it may decrease considerably if the ticket is booked in Avanza.
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.
When departing from Bilbao, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao, Abando (Estación) and Bilbao, Zorroza. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your trip in bus stations like Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and Barcelona, Pl. Universitat.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
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