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Recommended flights from Madrid to Bilbao

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Fastest Journey

1 h

Direct flights

2

Flights per day

9

Distance

323 km

There are 2 direct flights between Madrid and Bilbao per day, with the fastest journey taking just 1 hours and 0 minutes.

Cheapest
Fastest
06:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h00 07:40AMBilbao
0 changes
$1941One-way
2nd Fastest
03:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h05 05:00PMBilbao
0 changes
$2921One-way
06:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport5h25 11:25AMBilbao
1 changes
$4111One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport25h20 08:20PMBilbao
2 changes
$2021One-way
07:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport25h20 08:20PMBilbao
2 changes
$2871One-way

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Mon
Jun 21
$51Renfe
$41Alsa
$411Air France
Tue
Jun 22
$54Renfe
$41Alsa
$194Air Europa
Wed
Jun 23
$54Renfe
$41Alsa
$219Air Europa
Thu
Jun 24
$54Renfe
$41Alsa
$80Air Europa
Fri
Jun 25
$64Renfe
$41Alsa
$99Air Europa
Sat
Jun 26
$48Renfe
$41Alsa
$80Air Europa
Sun
Jun 27
$54Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Mon
Jun 28
$48Renfe
$41Alsa
$80Air Europa
Tue
Jun 29
$45Renfe
$41Alsa
$68Air Europa
Wed
Jun 30
$43Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Thu
Jul 1
$48Renfe
$41Alsa
$68Air Europa
Fri
Jul 2
$54Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Sat
Jul 3
$39Renfe
$41Alsa
$68Air Europa
Sun
Jul 4
$45Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Mon
Jul 5
$38Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Tue
Jul 6
$39Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Wed
Jul 7
$38Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Thu
Jul 8
$43Renfe
$41Alsa
$51Iberia
Fri
Jul 9
$51Renfe
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$41Alsa
$51Iberia
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$43Renfe
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Journey Summary

Madrid to Bilbao Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
1 hours 2 minutes
Flight Price: $94
Flights Depart from:Madrid
Flights arrive in:Bilbao
Distance:323 km
Airlines:Iberia, Air Europa
Airlines

Flight from Madrid to Bilbao with Iberia and Air Europa

Iberia and Air Europa flights will get you from Madrid to Bilbao from $52 (€41). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

Iberia
Air Europa

Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next flight between Madrid and Bilbao including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight from Madrid to Bilbao, check Omio for Iberia flights offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 200 miles (322 km) route between Madrid and Bilbao, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Iberia flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current Iberia flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Madrid to Bilbao as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Iberia flight on Omio. If you search for flights from Madrid to Bilbao in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Iberia tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Iberia flights between Madrid and Bilbao starting at $52 (€41), buy your official Iberia tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Iberia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by flight between Madrid and Bilbao:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived for trips between May 28 and June 30, 2020. Flexible condition for flights until August 31, as long as they were booked before May 28, 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

From early morning there are scheduled flights between Madrid and Bilbao, up to a total of 30 a day. Practically, between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. there is 1 departure every hour. The fastest trip is made in 1 hour, although there are other trips with stopovers that take more than 24 hours.

What airlines fly from Madrid to Bilbao?

The fastest Madrid Bilbao flights are managed by Iberia and Air Europa. These are direct journeys which, logically, are the most interesting in terms of comfort. In addition, these same companies and others, such as Vueling, British Airways and TAP Portugal, make journeys with stopovers.

How long is the flight from Madrid to Bilbao?

The fastest Madrid Bilbao flights make this trip in 1 hour. The distance between the two capitals is 412 kilometers, which translates into a comfortable journey. However, there are also longer flights with stopovers, which stop in cities such as Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Alicante, Santiago de Compostela, London and Lisbon.

How many flights from Madrid to Bilbao?

There are 30 Madrid Bilbao flights available to travellers every day. Of the 9 live, 5 leave in the morning, 2 in the afternoon and 2 in the evening. In general, the most frequent schedules are morning and afternoon, with a total of 13 options each, while the remaining 4 go out at night.

Which are the airports of departure and arrival for flights from Madrid to Bilbao?

Airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas: arriving at this airport by urban transport is quite comfortable, as you can choose between metro line 8, suburban trains C1 and C10 or bus lines 101, 200 and 203. Thus, its location 12 kilometers from downtown Madrid is no handicap for mobility. It has very complete facilities, full of shops and restaurants, information boards, car rental companies, a huge car park and preferential rooms.

Bilbao Airport : by chance, the destination airport is also 12 kilometres from the centre of your city. Connection by public transport is guaranteed thanks to Bizkaiabus line A3247. The presence of fashion shops, gifts, food and duty free, the possibility of buying lottery or press and the presence of local restaurants improve the experience of travelers.

Cheap flights from Madrid to Bilbao: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 51 €
2 weeks earlier 42 €21%
3 weeks earlier 39 €31%
1 month before 40 €28.%
2 months earlier 41 €24%
3 months earlier 38 €34%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Madrid - Bilbao: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Madrid to Bilbao timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Madrid to Bilbao and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Madrid to Bilbao 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Madrid - Bilbao 2 months in advance you save up to about 24% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 34%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

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Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
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FAQs
How much does a cheap flight to Bilbao from Madrid cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Madrid to Bilbao to cost as little as $52 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a flight to Bilbao from Madrid?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $162 (€129)  for a flight ticket to Bilbao from Madrid.
How far is it from Madrid to Bilbao by plane?
The flight distance from Madrid to Bilbao is around 200 miles (322 km).
How long is the flight from Madrid to Bilbao?
While the time it takes to travel 200 miles (322 km) to Bilbao from Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Bilbao flight journey time is on average 1 h.
Which airport for the flight from Madrid to Bilbao do I fly out of? Which Bilbao airport from Madrid do I arrive in?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Madrid Barajas Airport   to Bilbao.

Where is the Madrid airport located? Where is the Bilbao airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Madrid Barajas Airport, which is located around 0 miles (0 km) away from the city center, and they get off the plane at Bilbao, located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city center. You can check for taxi services, public transit options or airport shuttle services available from Bilbao to take you to the city center of Bilbao.

Which airlines can get me from Madrid to Bilbao?
For the best Madrid to Bilbao flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Iberia or Air Europa. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services to Bilbao from Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any nonstop flight services from Madrid to Bilbao?
Yes, there are direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao, and you can find a direct flight for this journey with Air Europa  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What time is the earliest flight from Madrid to Bilbao? What time is the last flight from Madrid to Bilbao?
You can take the first flight from Madrid to Bilbao at 4: 40 AM. The last flight from Madrid to Bilbao that you can take departs at 5: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from Madrid to Bilbao schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets between Madrid and Bilbao for the best deals?
If you buy the Madrid to Bilbao flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $162 (€129). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to Bilbao from Madrid. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.