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Bus Information to Nantes from Bilbao

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$62 (€50)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa

Buses from Bilbao to Nantes cover the 280 miles (452 km) long route taking on average 11 h with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $62 (€50), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $43 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.

Bus companies

Bilbao to Nantes with Alsa and FlixBus

For as little as $43 (€35) you can travel by bus from Bilbao to Nantes with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Alsa
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Alsa makes traveling by bus between Bilbao and Nantes as smooth and easy as possible! As the leading company for bus travel in Spain, Alsa is known for providing one of the most comfortable budget-friendly travel experiences. Find Alsa bus schedules and cheap bus tickets for the 280 miles (452 km) journey between Bilbao and Nantes with Omio. Not only does Alsa sell standard tickets for its multitude of national and regional routes, but it also provides travelers special offers like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible bus tickets on select routes. Omio can help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest Bilbao to Nantes bus ticket with Alsa to suit your needs.

On select routes you can choose which type of Alsa bus you want to travel on. Besides the normal bus with basic amenities like free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and onboard entertainment, there are also the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses which provide more deluxe amenities like leather seats, extra legroom and catering onboard amongst others.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Alsa when booking your bus tickets between Bilbao and Nantes due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Buses from Bilbao to Nantes
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus between Bilbao and Nantes?

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Nantes, France by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Nantes, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Nantes from Bilbao before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Nantes, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Nantes to Bilbao is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Nantes?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Bilbao from Nantes here.

How much does a cheap bus to Nantes from Bilbao cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bilbao to Nantes to cost as little as $43 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Bilbao and Nantes?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $62 (€50)  for a bus ticket to Nantes from Bilbao.
How far is it from Bilbao to Nantes by bus?
The Bilbao to Nantes bus distance is approximately 280 miles (452 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Bilbao to Nantes?
On average the Bilbao to Nantes bus time is 11 h  covering the 280 miles (452 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Bilbao goes to Nantes? What bus station do I come into Nantes from Bilbao?

When taking a bus from Bilbao, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. When you arrive in Nantes, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, Nantes, Gare SNCF Sud and Nantes, La Haluchère.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Bilbao-Abando   to Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.

Where is the departure bus station in Bilbao located? Where is the arrival bus station in Nantes located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Bilbao-Abando, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Bilbao.

The most popular arrival bus station, Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center of Nantes.

Which bus providers can get me from Bilbao to Nantes?
If you're looking for buses from Bilbao to Nantes, you can rely on Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa to get you to Nantes. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Bilbao to Nantes journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Bilbao to Nantes? When does the last bus depart from Bilbao to Nantes?
You can take the first bus from Bilbao to Nantes at 6: 50 AM. The last bus from Bilbao to Nantes that you can take departs at 1: 35 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bilbao to Nantes schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I book the Bilbao to Nantes bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Bilbao and Nantes within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $62 (€50) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Bilbao to Nantes a few months in advance.

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