Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Paris

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Cheapest

$40

Average

$123

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.

The average ticket from Bilbao to Paris will cost around $ 123 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

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02:40AMBilbao13h05 03:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$401One-way
06:00PMBilbao13h15 07:15AMParis
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$1171One-way
10:30AMBilbao24h15 10:45AMParis
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$2111One-way

Bus schedule from Bilbao to Paris

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02:40AMBilbao13h05 03:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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10:30AMBilbao24h15 10:45AMParis
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06:00PMBilbao13h15 07:15AMParis
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Sun
Jan 30
$35Flixbus
$85Air Europa
Mon
Jan 31
$25Flixbus
$94Air Europa
Tue
Feb 1
$35Flixbus
$106Air Europa
Wed
Feb 2
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$73Air Europa
Thu
Feb 3
$40Alsa
$96Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$108Iberia
Sat
Feb 5
$24Flixbus
$94Air Europa
Sun
Feb 6
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$76Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$73Air Europa
Tue
Feb 8
$117Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Feb 9
$28Flixbus
$65Air Europa
Thu
Feb 10
$28Flixbus
$75Iberia
Fri
Feb 11
$34Alsa
$121Vueling
Sat
Feb 12
$22Alsa
$72Air Europa
Sun
Feb 13
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$91Vueling
Mon
Feb 14
$24Flixbus
$73Vueling
Tue
Feb 15
$24Flixbus
$75Iberia
Wed
Feb 16
$24Flixbus
$53Air Europa
Thu
Feb 17
$22Alsa
$75Iberia
Fri
Feb 18
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$85Air Europa

Bus times from Bilbao to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

13 h 5 m

Average

16 h 51 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

743 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Bilbao for Paris every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 743 km distance in an average of 16 h 51 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 13 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 1d 15 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.

Fastest
02:40AMBilbao13h05 03:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$401One-way
2nd Fastest
06:00PMBilbao13h15 07:15AMParis
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$1171One-way
10:30AMBilbao24h15 10:45AMParis
1 changes
$2111One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bilbao to Paris

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesEurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus

Buses from Bilbao to Paris cover the 460 miles (742 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $24 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Bus providers: Alsa and FlixBus from Bilbao to Paris

You can travel by bus to Paris from Bilbao with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $24 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Alsa
FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $40

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Alsa when booking your bus tickets from Bilbao to Paris due to the coronavirus:

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

Buses from Bilbao to Paris

The daily departures of coaches connecting Bilbao and Paris are more than 40, although in reality the availability of timetables is much more reduced than it seems, as most share departure time, so it is only possible to travel shortly after midnight, early in the morning or in 2 different night schedules.

Which buses go from Bilbao to Paris?

Bilbao Paris buses are managed by international passenger transport companies such as Alsa, Eurolines, Ouibus, InOui and IberoCoach. They stand out for their vehicles full of comforts and services, usually equipped with toilets, personalized entertainment, reclining seats with plenty of space and large windows available to passengers.

How long is the bus from Bilbao to Paris?

These two European cities are 884 kilometres apart. The shortest route of the Bilbao Paris buses is 7 hours and 57 minutes, although there are also alternatives that take more than a day to arrive. Only 8 routes are direct, the rest make stops or stopovers in Gallic cities such as Bordeaux, especially Tours or Orléans.

How many buses are there from Bilbao to Paris?

There are 41 daily departures available for road travel between Bilbao and Paris. For practical purposes, however, the schedules to choose from are only 4: 1 early in the morning, 2 after 9 p.m. and the last after midnight.

Where do the buses from Bilbao to Paris depart from and arrive at?

Bilbao Termibus Station: this city's main bus station is highly valued by its users. It is located 20 minutes walking from the centre and can be reached by bus lines Bilbobus and Bizkaibus, with the Renfe suburban train, by metro - stop of San Mamés, in both cases - and by tram. Beyond ticket sales and passenger information, it has ticket offices, a shopping area, a cafeteria, free wifi and ATMs.

Paris Montparnasse station: located 3 km from the Eiffel Tower, in the tourist district of Montparnasse in Paris, this is an installation with historical and artistic value that includes, for example, murals by Victor Vasarely. It is possible to travel from there with bus lines 28, 58, 82, 89, 91, 92, 94, 96, N01 and N02, among others, as well as taking the metro at the nearby Montparnasse-Bienvenüe station.

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FAQs

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

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Paris, 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 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, 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 1/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Paris from Bilbao before traveling.

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

The restriction level for your return bus to Bilbao, Spain from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Bilbao from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bilbao from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses to Paris from Bilbao cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Paris from Bilbao for the next 7 days starting from $24 (€20)  one way.

What is the cost of a bus between Bilbao and Paris?

The bus price between Bilbao and Paris is on average $34 (€28)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from Bilbao to Paris by bus?

The Bilbao to Paris bus distance is approximately 460 miles (742 km).

How long is a bus between Bilbao and Paris on average?

On average the Bilbao to Paris bus travel time is 12 h 40 min  for the 460 miles (742 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Bilbao to Paris depart from? Which Paris bus station do I come into from Bilbao?

Some of the Bilbao bus stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Paris include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bilbao-Abando   and arriving in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Where do I find the Bilbao bus station to Paris? Where is the Paris bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and travel around 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Paris.

Which bus companies can get me from Bilbao to Paris?

For the best Bilbao to Paris bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Bilbao and Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any nonstop bus services from Bilbao to Paris?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Bilbao to Paris on Omio with Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Bilbao to Paris? When does the last bus depart from Bilbao to Paris?

You can take the first bus from Bilbao to Paris at 7: 50 AM. The last bus from Bilbao to Paris that you can take departs at 9: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bilbao to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Bilbao to Paris to get the best deals?

The price of a one way bus ticket from Bilbao to Paris is on average $34 (€28) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Paris from Bilbao available a few months in advance.