The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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17 h 15 m
18 h 6 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Bilbao for Nice every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||510 miles (823 km)|
|Average bus duration||16 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$84 (€77)|
|Bus providers||Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Iberocoach, Ouibus or Flixbus|
Buses from Bilbao to Nice cover the 510 miles (823 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 35 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Iberocoach, Ouibus or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $84 (€77), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $54 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
Buy your official FlixBus and Alsa bus tickets from Bilbao to Nice from $54 (€50) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
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.
Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Nice, France by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Bilbao and Nice before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Nice to Bilbao is: Fully open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/28/22. 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 Nice here.
There are a few bus stations in Bilbao to start your trip from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Abando (Estación). In Nice you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2), Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur (Terminal 1) and Nice, TGV.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and travel around 0.4 miles (726 m) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) and need to travel approximately 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Nice.
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