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Cheap bus tickets and times from Pamplona to Bilbao

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Fastest Journey

1 h 20 m


1 h 30 m

Buses per day



115 km

Cheap bus tickets from Pamplona to Bilbao start from $7 with an average ticket price of $10.

The fastest bus from Pamplona to Bilbao takes 1h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 30m and covers a distance of 115 km.

5 buses leave Pamplona for Bilbao every day with 5 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Pamplona to Bilbao

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€17)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesAutobuses La Unión, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Conda, Alsa Supra or La Burundesa

Buses from Pamplona to Bilbao cover the 71 miles (115 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Autobuses La Unión, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Conda, Alsa Supra or La Burundesa. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses (Yanguas y Miranda) and arrive in Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus providers: Autobuses La Unión, BlaBlaCar and Alsa from Pamplona to Bilbao

You can travel by bus to Bilbao from Pamplona with Autobuses La Unión, BlaBlaCar and Alsa for as low as $19 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

Alsa from Pamplona to Bilbao bus information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $19

Buses from Pamplona to Bilbao

Taking a bus from Pamplona to Bilbao is one of the most convenient ways to travel between these two Spanish cities. There are usually 6 buses making this trip every day from late morning until evening. Most of the journeys are direct trips that take around 2 hours, the longest trip taking 2 hours 30 min. So, with a variety of choices, you should be able to find a bus ticket that suits your schedule, letting you enjoy a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of northern Spain.


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

The bus routes from Pamplona to Bilbao are mostly direct trips. Most of these bus trips last about 2 hours from beginning to end and cover about 71 miles (115 km). Keep in mind that there is a morning departure that can take up to 2 hours 30 min., and which has more stops than the other departures. The buses depart every two to three hours until evening, which means you can make it to your destination in good time if you choose to travel by bus, sitting in comfort and letting someone else drive for you.


How many buses are there from Pamplona to Bilbao?

Bus trips from Pamplona to Bilbao are normally pretty regular. There are usually 6 buses leaving each day from Pamplona, starting at around 7:00 a.m., with the last bus departing around 8:30 p.m. Almost all the buses are direct journeys with no changes needed, and although the buses are scheduled throughout the day, there are no peak or off-peak travel times. The bus tickets have the same prices no matter the time of day or the day of the week. While the ticket prices might not change, you may want to book in advance to guarantee a seat on the bus you want to take.


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

Departure bus station: Buses depart from Pamplona/Iruna Station. It is located right in the city center, just next to the Citadel of Pamplona and just 400 feet (120 m) from the Plaza de la Paz. The station is underground and has relatively new facilities. There is a waiting area as well as cafés and a gym, so you can comfortably wait for your departure time. If you are transiting through Pamplona by train, you should allow for at least half an hour to get from the train station to the bus station, as you will have to make a 2-mile trip between stations.


Arrival bus station: Buses from Pamplona arrive at Bilbao Termibus, which is the city’s main bus hub, located about 330 feet (100 m) from the San Mames train and tram stations. Bilbao Termibus is relatively close to the city center, just under a mile (1.5 km) away, and affords plenty of train and bus options to get around. You can get to the city center by subway (or metro) in 5 to 10 minutes. The facilities at the bus station include a waiting room, and there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby.


Which bus companies travel from Pamplona to Bilbao?

There is one bus company that services the route between Pamplona and Bilbao. Autobuses La Unión sells bus tickets and runs the coaches between the two cities.


Autobuses La Unión Pamplona to Bilbao

Autobuses La Unión offers daily service between Pamplona and Bilbao. There are about 6 departures every day, which usually operate the same schedule for workdays, weekends, and holidays. The first bus on Mondays to Fridays is in the early morning and takes about 2 and a half hours with approximately 9 stops. The other buses leave every 3 hours and only take 2 hours with just one stop. The bus type for every trip is a standard coach. Their ticket policy allows you to buy bus tickets up to one month in advance. You can buy a ticket on the bus, but you should buy in advance to guarantee a seat. You can cancel or change your ticket up to 48 hours ahead of time, and you have up to 2 hours before departure to change or cancel for a fee. However, you can only change the ticket for that particular route.


Pamplona to Bilbao Bus: Services on board

Autobuses La Unión provides standard bus services and facilities for your trip from Pamplona to Bilbao. There are no Wi-Fi or USB charging outlets on board, so you should prepare your device and batteries before traveling. Luggage cannot be more than 220 gallons (1 cubic meter) and must weigh less than 66 lbs (20 kg). There is room for luggage only in the overhead compartment above your seat or in the baggage compartment for larger items. You may be charged extra for any overages. You can bring bicycles as luggage for an added fee. You will also need to remove the front wheel, wrap it securely, and be ready to load it 10 minutes before departure. Only official service animals are allowed with passengers during the journey. Other pets must travel in the baggage compartment in an approved animal carrier. Services for disabled passengers are available, but you should contact the ticket office in advance to ensure that you'll be properly accommodated.

FAQs: Bus from Pamplona to Bilbao

FAQs: Take the bus from Pamplona to Bilbao 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 Pamplona to Bilbao.
Cheap bus tickets from Pamplona to Bilbao can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Pamplona to Bilbao is $19 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Pamplona and Bilbao is on average 3 h 5 min   for the 71 mile (115 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Pamplona to Bilbao by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Pamplona to Bilbao leaves at 4: 55 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Pamplona to Bilbao leaves at 7: 00 PM.
For the trip from Pamplona to Bilbao you can take a bus with Autobuses La Unión, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Conda, Alsa Supra or La Burundesa. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Pamplona and Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Pamplona, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses (Yanguas y Miranda), Pamplona, Avenida Pío XII (frente Clínica Universitaria) and Pamplona, Av. De Pío XII (Hospitales). When arriving in Bilbao, you can end your trip in bus stations like Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao, Zorroza and Bilbao, Abando (Estación).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses (Yanguas y Miranda), which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Bilbao from Pamplona is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Pamplona to Bilbao by bus is May.
Yes, you can take a bus to Bilbao from Pamplona.

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