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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bilbao to Zaragoza

Showing times and prices for May 29


Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m


3 h 45 m

Buses per day



245 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Zaragoza start from $24 with an average ticket price of $28.

The fastest bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza takes 3h 15m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 45m and covers a distance of 245 km.

7 buses leave Bilbao for Zaragoza every day with 7 travelling directly.

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06:45PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
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11:15PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
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04:30PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
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01:45AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
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Overview: Bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza

distanceDistance152 miles (245 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Conda

Buses from Bilbao to Zaragoza cover the 152 miles (245 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Conda. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses.

Bus companies: Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus from Bilbao to Zaragoza

Travel from Bilbao to Zaragoza from $26 (€23) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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.

Bilbao to Zaragoza bus information with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $26
  • Alsa frequency: 5 a day

Buses from Bilbao to Zaragoza

For passengers who are looking to secure a ticket on a bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza, there are around two or three services that operate daily, departing the northern city mornings and afternoons, and arriving in the beautiful cultural city in afternoons or evenings. The 188-mile (302-km) trip can take between about 4h and 6h. Once in Zaragoza, travelers will want to spend a day wandering the streets and discovering any number of the architectural gems that highlight the city’s rich history, including the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar or the Goya Museum. A walk along the Ebro River also provides spectacular views.


How long is the journey by bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza?

Depending upon the bus route that traveler selects, the journey from Bilbao to Zaragoza can take between about 4h 25min (which is a direct route that will include a couple of stops at towns along the way) and about 6h 15min (which will include a couple of stops at towns, as well as one transfer to a second bus). While there are a few options available to passengers each day, there are no non-stop buses from Bilbao to Zaragoza.


How many buses are there from Bilbao to Zaragoza?

There are a few options available to individuals seeking a bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza, with multiple bus departures each day, including on the weekends. With a frequency of just two or three daily departures, typically during off-peak travel times, passengers are encouraged to book their bus ticket well in advance in order to secure a seat on their preferred route. On Sundays and Fridays, there is a late morning departure and a mid-afternoon departure available. On Saturdays, as well as Mondays through Thursdays, the first departure is late morning with the final trip departing after noon.


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

Departure bus station: Passengers traveling by bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza will depart from Bilbao Intermodal Station. At the bus station, there are several amenities to cater to passengers needs while waiting for departure, such as free Wi-Fi, shops and cafes as well as restroom facilities and luggage storage for passengers who may not want to carry their baggage with them as they explore the station. To get to Bilbao Intermodal from the city center, it’s a short 1-mile (1.6-km) walk. However, if traveling with a bit of luggage, it may be easier to grab a taxi, city bus or the local metro system. It is recommended to get to the station at least 20min before the departure.

Arrival bus station: The arrivals station in Zaragoza is called the Zaragoza Bus Station, and it sits in the same building as the city’s train station. After disembarking from the bus, and before heading out into the city, passengers will find a great number of facilities available to them at the station, including ATMs and accessible restrooms, as well as cafes, shops places to eat and Wi-Fi. To get to the city center, which is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the bus station, passengers can either catch a taxi or hop on a city bus.


Which bus companies travel from Bilbao to Zaragoza?

Passengers researching buses from Zaragoza to Bilbao will find that there is just one bus company that services the route: Alsa. It provides passengers with a few route options each day. On days where there are two options, the first departure of the day is a direct service; however the second departure will include one transfer in San Sebastian. On days with three route options, the first and last departures will run directly to Zaragoza, and the mid-day route includes the transfer in San Sebastian. With only two to three daily departures, passengers are encouraged to book their bus ticket well in advance.


Alsa Bilbao to Zaragoza

As the sole bus company providing routes from Bilbao to Zaragoza, Alsa has a few options each day. On Fridays and Sundays, Alsa’s schedule includes three routes: the first departs around 10:30 a.m. and the last around 4:30 p.m.; both services operate direct routes that take approximately 4h 25min. The mid-day service departs around 12:30 p.m. and runs about 6h and 15min, including one transfer. Every other day of the week, Alsa offers two services: the direct route departing around 10:30 a.m., and the single-transfer route departing around 12:30 p.m. However, passengers should consult the Omio website to confirm availability on holidays. The bus type that runs these routes are Comfort buses. If passengers have purchased a bus ticket and need to cancel, Alsa’s ticket policy allows cancellations any time before departure; if the cancellation is made less than 48h ahead of departure, a fee is applied.


Bilbao to Zaragoza Bus: Services on board

Alsa provide passengers with a number of services while they are on the bus from Zaragoza to Bilbao. Each bus offers free Wi-Fi on board, helping passengers to keep abreast of the news, check work emails and see what friends are doing on social media. For longer trips, there is also on-board entertainment and newspapers available. If you are traveling up to Bilbao for a longer visit and need to bring luggage, Alsa’s Comfort buses have ample space for carry-on baggage. Each passenger can bring up to 66 pounds (30 kg) of luggage, free; additional luggage can be brought on for a fee. For individuals looking to carry on musical instruments or equipment, accommodations can be made if bookings are requested in advance, but passengers should review the Omio website for details on allowances. This includes bicycles; only four bicycles can fit on each bus, so passengers must book a space prior to departure. This requirement also applies to pets. Passengers can travel with up to one small domestic pet weighing less than 22 pounds (10 kg). Each pet can ride with Alsa for a reduced ticket price. Guide dogs accompanying their owners can travel for free. Additionally, Alsa offers facilities like designated seating for passengers with accessibility concerns.

FAQs: Bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza

FAQs: Take the bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbao to Zaragoza.
Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Zaragoza can start from as little as $20 (€18) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bilbao to Zaragoza is $26 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Zaragoza from Bilbao is on average 3 h 15 min   for the 152 mile (245 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Zaragoza from Bilbao by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza leaves at 7: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza leaves at 9: 15 PM.
Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day from Bilbao to Zaragoza with Alsa. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
When taking a bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza, you can count on Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Conda for the best way to get you to Zaragoza. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Zaragoza from Bilbao and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Bilbao, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao and Bilbao, Abando (Estación). When arriving in Zaragoza, you can end your trip in bus stations like Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses, Zaragoza and Zaragoza, Centro Comercial Plaza rotonda (vuelta).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses, located 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Zaragoza from Bilbao is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bilbao to Zaragoza by bus is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bilbao to Zaragoza including taking a bus or train.
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