The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Bilbao to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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17 h 25 m
18 h 32 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Bilbao for Brussels every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||624 miles (1006 km)|
|Average bus duration||16 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$56 (€49)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or Alsa|
Buses from Bilbao to Brussels cover the 624 miles (1006 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 5 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or Alsa. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $56 (€49), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $49 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
Find the best buses from Bilbao to Brussels with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa from $49 (€43). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
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 from Bilbao to Brussels bus information:
An excellent way to travel quickly and comfortably between Bilbao and Brussels is to use the regular bus service, which schedules about 19 daily departures and makes the journey, in the fastest case, in 17 hours and 5 minutes. They are displacements with 1 or 2 scales, always comfortable and calm.
The companies that manage the Bilbao Brussels bus service are Eurolines and Alsa, which have an updated, solvent and comfortable fleet of vehicles. They often offer personalized entertainment, plugs, free wifi, ample, comfortable seats and bathroom.
Choosing a Bilbao Brussels bus for this 1167-kilometre journey is a great decision which, in the fastest option, allows you to reach your destination in just over 17 hours. All services include 1 or 2 stopovers, usually in European cities such as Paris and Rotterdam.
The Bilbao Brussels bus service consists of around 19 daily frequencies, most of them morning or night, which allow you to make this journey in a relaxed, quiet, without nerves or stress of any kind, and reach the Belgian capital at the desired time.
Termibus de Bilbao: is located next to the San Mamés interchange station and 2.5 kilometres from the local council. It is connected by the Bilbobus and Bizkaibus bus lines, as well as by the metro, tram and the Renfe suburban train, making it extremely easy to get to. It has a high level of services, well valued by users, which includes ticket sales, shops and commercial space, cafeteria, waiting areas with wifi access and different ATMs.
Brussels-North Station : located in the North district, 1.7 kilometres from the town hall and in a strategic and modern location, it is perfectly connected by public transport with the whole city thanks to bus lines 351, 358, 260, 460, 461, 240, 241, 242, 243 and 245, among others. It enjoys a multitude of shops, shopping centres, bars, cafés and restaurants in its surroundings, while its interior includes information panels, care services, bathrooms and good accessibility.
Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Brussels, Belgium by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/17/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Brussels from Bilbao as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Bilbao, Spain from Brussels is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/17/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bilbao from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few bus stations in Bilbao to start your journey from including Bilbao, Bilbao, Zorroza and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. In Brussels you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bilbao and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bilbao, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city center.
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