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Bilbao to Madrid

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01:00Bilbao4h45 05:45Madrid
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02:00Bilbao4h10 06:10Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:00Bilbao4h25 06:25Madrid
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08:00Bilbao4h45 12:45Madrid
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08:00Bilbao4h30 12:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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08:05Bilbao5h05 13:10Madrid
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08:30Bilbao4h40 13:10Madrid
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09:00Bilbao4h10 13:10Madrid
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10:00Bilbao4h40 14:40Madrid
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10:00Bilbao4h50 14:50Madrid
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10:00Bilbao4h30 14:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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11:00Bilbao4h05 15:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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11:00Bilbao4h15 15:15Madrid
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12:00Bilbao4h45 16:45Madrid
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14:00Bilbao4h40 18:40Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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15:30Bilbao4h45 20:15Madrid
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18:00Bilbao4h15 22:15Madrid
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20:30Bilbao4h05 00:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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20:30Bilbao4h20 00:50Madrid
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The fastest buses

from Bilbao
to Madrid

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Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Buses per day

24

Distance

323 km

Of the 24 bus that leave Bilbao for Madrid every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 323 km distance in an average of 4 h 35 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .

The slowest bus will take 5 h 10 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.

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20:30Bilbao4h05 00:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$651One-way
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11:00Bilbao4h05 15:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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09:00Bilbao4h10 13:10Madrid
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02:00Bilbao4h10 06:10Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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18:00Bilbao4h15 22:15Madrid
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$371One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$107Air Europa
Tue
Sep 17
$41Renfe
$37Alsa
$80Air Europa
Wed
Sep 18
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$62Iberia
Thu
Sep 19
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$80Air Europa
Fri
Sep 20
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$62Iberia
Sat
Sep 21
$58Renfe
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Sun
Sep 22
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$65Air Europa
Mon
Sep 23
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$65Air Europa
Tue
Sep 24
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$62Iberia
Wed
Sep 25
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$62Iberia
Thu
Sep 26
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$62Iberia
Fri
Sep 27
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$46Air Europa
Sat
Sep 28
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$46Air Europa
Sun
Sep 29
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$46Air Europa
Mon
Sep 30
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$65Air Europa
Tue
Oct 1
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$27Air Europa
Wed
Oct 2
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$27Air Europa
Thu
Oct 3
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$42Iberia
Fri
Oct 4
$35Renfe
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$62Iberia
Sat
Oct 5
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$27Air Europa

The cheapest buses

from Bilbao
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$37

Average

$49

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

The average ticket from Bilbao to Madrid will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

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08:00Bilbao5h05 13:05Madrid
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$371One-way
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12:00Bilbao4h45 16:45Madrid
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18:00Bilbao4h15 22:15Madrid
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07:00Bilbao4h30 11:30Madrid
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16:00Bilbao4h45 20:45Madrid
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Journey Summary

Bilbao to Madrid Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
5 hours 43 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $37
Buses depart from:Bilbao
Bus arrives in:Madrid
Distance:323 km
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Bilbao to Madrid

Buses provide an excellent option for those who need to travel from Bilbao to Madrid. There are 21-23 direct buses from Bilbao to Madrid during the week, and as many as 24 services on Saturdays and Sundays. Expect the journey time to be between 4 hours 5 minutes and 5 hours 15 minutes.

Which bus companies travel from Bilbao to Madrid?

Alsa is the sole operator of buses to Madrid from Bilbao. The company offers a daily schedule to both central Madrid and the airport, with air conditioned coaches and plenty of space to relax.

How long is the bus from Bilbao to Madrid?

Bus journeys from Bilbao to Madrid will last between 4 hours 5 minutes and 5 hours 15 minutes when no changes are needed. The fastest services run to Barajas Airport, with buses to central Madrid taking 15-20 minutes longer.

How many buses are there from Bilbao to Madrid?

There should always be plenty of buses to choose from when traveling from Bilbao to Madrid. Expect 21-23 direct buses from Monday to Friday, and 24 buses on Saturdays and Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bilbao to Madrid?

Departure Bus Station: Buses to Madrid could leave from Bilbao's Termibus bus station, or Genxo - Las Mercedes. Termibus is located in the center of the city, right next to San Mames Stadium. The best way for most people to get there is via the Bilbao Metro to San Mames, on foot, or by local buses, which stop right outside the bus station doors. However, Getxo - Las Mercedes could be more convenient for those transferring from ferries or staying near the port. The stop can be found next to the Bay of Biscay, a short 5 minute walk from Areeta Metro Station.

Arrival Bus Station: Buses from Bilbao to Madrid could arrive at Barajas Airport or Madrid Intercity Av. America. Barajas is the city's main international airport, so alighting there is a great idea for anyone catching flights. Coaches from Bilbao will stop at Terminal 4, so leave time for transfers to other terminals if required. Most people headed for the center of Madrid will prefer to take buses to Av. America. Situated near the heart of Madrid, the bus station has direct connections to subway lines 4, 6, 7, and 9, so getting to any part of the capital should be simple.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Bilbao
Madrid
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