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 Santander to Bilbao will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.
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It's difficult to get from Santander to Bilbao without transferring at least once.
|Distance||46 miles (74 km)|
|Average bus duration||8 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$48 (€39)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Alsa, Alsa Supra or Alsa Premium|
Buses from Santander to Bilbao cover the 46 miles (74 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra or Alsa Premium. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€39), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $48 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
Alsa buses will get you from Santander to Bilbao from $48 (€39). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Santander to Bilbao are the following:
Buses from Santander to Bilbao depart from early morning at regular intervals until late evening. The traveling time is between 1 hour 10 minutes and 1 hour 55 minutes to Bilbao bus station, located close to the sports stadium in the west of this Basque city. Alsa is one of the main companies throughout Spain; its buses then continue from Bilbao onwards to Zaragoza.
When taking the bus between Santander and Bilbao, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking), Santander, Universidad and Santander, Plaza Estaciones. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Santander and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Santander, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Santander.
The most popular arrival bus station, Bilbao, Zorroza, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center of Bilbao.
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