Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for Dec 4

Cheapest

$53

Average

$78

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 Paris to Bilbao will cost around $ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 53.

08:30AMParis13h30 10:00PMBilbao
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$531One-way
04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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$591One-way
10:30PMParis12h40 11:10AMBilbao
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$591One-way
04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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$591One-way
08:30AMParis13h30 10:00PMBilbao
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$1191One-way

Bus schedule from Paris to Bilbao

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08:30AMParis13h30 10:00PMBilbao
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08:30AMParis13h30 10:00PMBilbao
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04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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10:30PMParis12h40 11:10AMBilbao
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Fri
Dec 3
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$78Vueling
Sat
Dec 4
$41Flixbus
$123Air Europa
Sun
Dec 5
$36Flixbus
$53Vueling
Mon
Dec 6
$53Alsa
$120HOP!
Tue
Dec 7
$53Alsa
$158Air France
Wed
Dec 8
$71Alsa
$204Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 9
$30Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Dec 10
$35Alsa
$78Vueling
Sat
Dec 11
$35Alsa
$202Vueling
Sun
Dec 12
$35Alsa
$126Vueling
Mon
Dec 13
$35Alsa
$120Vueling
Tue
Dec 14
$34Flixbus
$106Vueling
Wed
Dec 15
$35Alsa
$93Vueling
Thu
Dec 16
$35Alsa
$136Vueling
Fri
Dec 17
$53Alsa
$126Vueling
Sat
Dec 18
$53Alsa
$155Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$53Alsa
$117Air Europa
Mon
Dec 20
$41Alsa
$143Vueling
Tue
Dec 21
$41Alsa
$175Vueling
Wed
Dec 22
$35Alsa
$214Vueling
Thu
Dec 23
$53Alsa
$253Vueling

Bus times from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for Dec 4

Fastest Journey

12 h 40 m

Average

13 h 6 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

743 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Paris for Bilbao every day 6 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 13 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 12 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 13 h 30 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.

2nd Fastest
10:30PMParis12h40 11:10AMBilbao
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$591One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30PMParis12h40 11:10AMBilbao
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$1191One-way
04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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$591One-way
04:30PMParis13h10 05:40AMBilbao
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$591One-way
08:30AMParis13h30 10:00PMBilbao
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$1191One-way

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Bus Information between Paris and Bilbao

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersEurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus

Buses from Paris to Bilbao 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. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $48 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Bus companies

Bus between Paris and Bilbao with Alsa and FlixBus

You can travel by bus from Paris to Bilbao with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $30 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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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.

  • Average Price: $53

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

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

Travel Tips

Bus to Bilbao from Paris
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Paris and Bilbao?

Travel by bus between Paris, France and Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

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

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:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 12/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Paris and Bilbao closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Spain by bus?

Return travel from Spain to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Bilbao?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Bilbao?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/3/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Bilbao.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Paris to Bilbao?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Paris to Bilbao to cost as little as $30 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Paris and Bilbao?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Bilbao bus to cost on average $48 (€40)  one way.
What is the distance between Paris and Bilbao by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bilbao from Paris by bus to be approximately 460 miles (742 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Bilbao from Paris?
The Paris to Bilbao bus duration is on average 12 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 460 miles (742 km) to Bilbao from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Paris to Bilbao do I depart from? Which Bilbao bus station from Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Paris bus stations to Bilbao you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, La Défense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bilbao include Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Where is the Paris bus station located? Where is the Bilbao bus station located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival bus station in Bilbao, called Bilbao, Zorroza, is located around 2.5 miles (4 km) away from its city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Paris and Bilbao?
If you're looking for buses from Paris to Bilbao, you can rely on Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus to get you to Bilbao. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Paris to Bilbao route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct bus from Paris to Bilbao?
Yes, there are 3 direct buses per day from Paris to Bilbao, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many buses are there to Bilbao from Paris a day?
On average, there are 3 buses a day from Paris to Bilbao. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first bus depart from Paris to Bilbao? When does the last bus depart from Paris to Bilbao?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Paris at 7: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Paris at 10: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Paris to Bilbao and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Paris to Bilbao bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a bus ticket from Paris to Bilbao within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Paris to Bilbao are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.