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Bus Information from Bilbo to Madrid

distanceDistance200 miles (322 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€35)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Bilbo to Madrid cover the 200 miles (322 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $39 (€32), but the average price of bus tickets is $41 (€35).

Bus companies

Alsa Bilbo – Madrid

You can travel by bus from Bilbo to Madrid with Alsa for as low as $39 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.


You’ll be sure to find the best bus from Bilbo to Madrid with Alsa, the main bus company in Spain offering a multitude of bus routes domestically and internationally. As an official travel partner of Alsa, Omio can show you Alsa’s bus schedules and bus tickets from Bilbo to Madrid and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey. The distance from Bilbo to Madrid by bus is around 200 miles (322 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this journey costs as little as $39 (€32).

Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes if you’re looking to save money on your bus ride. 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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Bus to Madrid from Bilbo
Take the bus to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbo to Madrid.
How much do cheap buses from Bilbo to Madrid cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Bilbo and Madrid for the next 7 days starting from $39 (€32)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Bilbo to Madrid?
The bus price to Madrid from Bilbo is on average $41 (€35)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Bilbo to Madrid by bus?
The distance between Bilbo and Madrid by bus is approximately 200 miles (322 km).
How many hours is the bus time between Bilbo and Madrid?
The Bilbo to Madrid bus duration is on average 4 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 200 miles (322 km) to Madrid from Bilbo. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus companies can take me to Madrid from Bilbo?
If you're looking for buses from Bilbo to Madrid, you can rely on Alsa or BlaBlaCar to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Bilbo to Madrid trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Bilbo to Madrid? When does the last bus depart from Bilbo to Madrid?
The first Bilbo to Madrid bus departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last bus from Bilbo to Madrid leaves at 5: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Bilbo to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Bilbo to Madrid to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Bilbo and Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€35) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Bilbo to Madrid a few months in advance.