Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

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Jan 19
$42Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$79Air Europa
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Jan 20
$42Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$79Air Europa
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Jan 21
$42Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$40Air Europa
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Jan 22
$42Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$40Air Europa
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Jan 23
$48Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Jan 24
$37Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$79Air Europa
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Jan 25
$35Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Jan 26
$37Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$40Air Europa
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Jan 27
$37Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$79Air Europa
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Jan 28
$42Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$79Air Europa
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Jan 29
$27Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$34Iberia
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Jan 30
$48Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Jan 31
$37Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Feb 1
$21Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$34Iberia
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Feb 2
$21Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Feb 3
$27Renfe Alvia
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Feb 4
$32Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Feb 5
$27Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Feb 6
$48Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa
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Feb 7
$27Renfe Alvia
$32Alsa
$30Air Europa

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Overview: Madrid to Bilbao flight

distanceDistance200 miles (322 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$98 (€82)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesIberia or Air Europa

Flights from Madrid to Bilbao cover the 200 miles (322 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Iberia or Air Europa. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of plane tickets is $98 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bilbao.

Airlines: Air Europa and Iberia flights from Madrid to Bilbao

You can travel by flight from Madrid to Bilbao with Air Europa and Iberia for as low as $36 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 cheap Iberia tickets from Madrid to Bilbao, check out Omio! With one-way Madrid to Bilbao plane ticket prices starting as low as $270 (€225) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Bilbao from Madrid by showing you the latest Iberia offers, flight schedules and tickets for this 200 miles (322 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Iberia. If you search for Iberia tickets from Madrid to Bilbao in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the flight. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight to Bilbao from Madrid on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect flight with Iberia so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $270

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Iberia flight ticket 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.

Travel Tips: Madrid to Bilbao Flight

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FAQs

How much do cheap flights to Bilbao from Madrid cost?

Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Madrid and Bilbao for as low as $36 (€30)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the flight to Bilbao from Madrid on average?

The Madrid to Bilbao plane ticket price is on average $98 (€82)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Bilbao from Madrid by plane?

The distance from Madrid to Bilbao by plane is approximately 200 miles (322 km).

How long is a flight to Bilbao from Madrid on average?

The flight time to Bilbao from Madrid is on average 1 h 5 min  for the 200 miles (322 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bilbao from Madrid by flight can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure airport in Madrid and arrival airport in Bilbao?

Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Madrid Barajas Airport   to Bilbao   most frequently.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Madrid Barajas Airport and need to travel around 7.9 miles (12.7 km) from the city center to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Bilbao most often land in Bilbao and need to travel about 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Bilbao to get you to the city center of Bilbao.

Which airlines should I travel with from Madrid to Bilbao?

For the trip from Madrid to Bilbao you can take a flight with Iberia or Air Europa. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Madrid to Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I find a direct flight from Madrid to Bilbao?

Yes, there are direct flights between Madrid and Bilbao, and you can find a direct flight for this route with Iberia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When does the first flight depart from Madrid to Bilbao? When does the last flight depart from Madrid to Bilbao?

The first Madrid to Bilbao flight departs at 5: 40 AM   and the last flight from Madrid to Bilbao leaves at 9: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from Madrid to Bilbao on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase Madrid to Bilbao plane tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way plane ticket from Madrid to Bilbao is on average $98 (€82) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this trip. In general, you can find plane tickets from Madrid to Bilbao available a few months in advance.