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Cheap bus tickets and times from Salamanca to Bilbao

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Fastest Journey

5 h 45 m


6 h 25 m

Buses per day



340 km

Cheap bus tickets from Salamanca to Bilbao start from $34 with an average ticket price of $38.

The fastest bus from Salamanca to Bilbao takes 5h 45m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 25m and covers a distance of 340 km.

3 buses leave Salamanca for Bilbao every day with 3 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Salamanca to Bilbao

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$37 (€32)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus

Buses from Salamanca to Bilbao cover the 211 miles (340 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€27), but the average price of bus tickets is $37 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Salamanca, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus providers: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar from Salamanca to Bilbao

For as little as $34 (€30) you can travel by bus from Salamanca to Bilbao with Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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.

Salamanca to Bilbao bus information with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $34
  • Alsa frequency: 3 a day

Buses from Salamanca to Bilbao

The Salamanca Bilbao buses generally take more than 5 hours to cover the distance between the two cities, which is almost 400 kilometres. Departures can be programmed every 2, 3 or 6 hours. It is possible to travel combining a bus journey with a train journey to get to Abando station.

Which buses go from Salamanca to Bilbao?

The operating companies of the Salamanca Bilbao buses are ALSA and Ouibus. Sometimes they combine their services to cover the distance between the two cities. ALSA coaches offer their travellers free wifi, entertainment through the Ociobus channel, touch screens, air conditioning, toilets and, in trips with Supra service, hostess on board and catering service are included. The buses of Ouibus have air conditioning, free wifi and toilet.

How long does the bus from Salamanca to Bilbao take?

The fastest bus service in Salamanca Bilbao is that of ALSA Supra. This trip takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, and the bus only stops in Valladolid and Burgos. Trips combining bus and train can take more than 10 hours, and the change of means of transport is established in Miranda de Ebro.

How many buses from Salamanca to Bilbao?

Between Mondays and Fridays there are 8 to 10 daily departures of buses Salamanca Bilbao. On Saturdays there are 7 departures, and on Sundays there are 3 buses. These totals include combined bus and train journeys, and Ouibus departures to Paris Bercy or Milan that stop in Bilbao.

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


Salamanca bus station: located a little more than 1 kilometre from the centre, this station has several shops, bakery, bar, banks, beauty and physiotherapy centre, automatic slogans and toilets. To get there in 10 minutes from Plaza Puerta de Zamora it is possible to take the urban buses of lines 13 or 26.


Bilbao Termibus Station: located next to the San Mamés Stadium, in Basurto, it has direct metro and train access, ticket sales, ticket offices, shops, toilets, cafeteria, free wifi, automatic teller machines and telephone booths. At the San Mamés interchange you can take the suburban trains C1 and C2 to get to the centre and Abando in less than 10 minutes.

FAQs: Bus from Salamanca to Bilbao

FAQs: Take the bus from Salamanca 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 Salamanca to Bilbao.
Cheap bus tickets from Salamanca to Bilbao can start from as little as $31 (€27) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Salamanca to Bilbao is $37 (€32); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Salamanca to Bilbao bus time is 5 h 15 min   covering the 211 mile (340 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Salamanca to Bilbao leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Salamanca to Bilbao leaves at 2: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day from Salamanca to Bilbao with Alsa, Alsa Supra or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the journey from Salamanca to Bilbao you can take a bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Salamanca to Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Salamanca, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Salamanca, Estación de Autobuses, Salamanca and Salamanca, Pº. Estación S/n. When arriving in Bilbao, you can end your route in bus stations like Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao and Bilbao, Abando (Estación).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Salamanca, Estación de Autobuses, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Salamanca to Bilbao by bus is March.
Yes, you can take a bus to Bilbao from Salamanca.
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