Trains from Madrid to Bilbao

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The cheapest Trains

from Madrid
to Bilbao

Cheapest

$58

Average

$65

Showing times and prices for May 22

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 Madrid to Bilbao will cost around $ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

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08:00Madrid Chamartín5h 4m 13:04Bilbao-Abando
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
cheapest
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16:05Madrid Chamartín5h 11m 21:16Bilbao-Abando
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
2nd cheapest
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09:05Madrid Chamartín13h 4m 22:09Bilbao-Abando
$61
1One-way
$611One-way
2nd cheapest
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12:20Madrid Chamartín9h 49m 22:09Bilbao-Abando
$61
1One-way
$611One-way
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09:05Madrid Chamartín11h 27m 20:32Bilbao-Abando
$64
1One-way
$641One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
May 22
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$92Air Europa
Thu
May 23
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$76Iberia
Fri
May 24
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$77Air Europa
Sat
May 25
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$77Air Europa
Sun
May 26
$76Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Mon
May 27
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$77Air Europa
Tue
May 28
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Wed
May 29
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Iberia
Thu
May 30
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Iberia
Fri
May 31
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$77Air Europa
Sat
Jun 1
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Sun
Jun 2
$76Renfe
$37Alsa
$71Iberia
Mon
Jun 3
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Tue
Jun 4
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Wed
Jun 5
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Thu
Jun 6
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Iberia
Fri
Jun 7
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Sat
Jun 8
$35Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa
Sun
Jun 9
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$137Vueling
Mon
Jun 10
$29Renfe
$37Alsa
$59Air Europa

The fastest trains

from Madrid
to Bilbao

Fastest Journey

5h 4m

Average

9h 41m

train per day

13

Distance

323 km

Showing times and prices for May 22

Of the 13 trains that leave Madrid for Bilbao every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 323 km distance in an average of 9h 41m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5h 4m .

The slowest trains will take 14h 9m 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.

fastest
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08:00Madrid Chamartín5h 4m 13:04Bilbao-Abando
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
2nd fastest
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16:05Madrid Chamartín5h 11m 21:16Bilbao-Abando
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
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08:00Madrid Chamartín6h 4m 14:04Bilbao-Abando
$69
1One-way
$691One-way
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16:05Madrid Chamartín6h 4m 22:09Bilbao-Abando
$69
1One-way
$691One-way
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12:20Madrid Chamartín8h 12m 20:32Bilbao-Abando
$64
1One-way
$641One-way
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Journey Summary

Madrid to Bilbao Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 7 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $48
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Bilbao
Distance:323 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe
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Best fares for trains from Madrid to Bilbao

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Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe
06:005h 4m11:04
MadridBilbao
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
06:005h 4m11:04
MadridBilbao
Fastest Trains from Madrid to Bilbao
Thu, May 23
Train
Renfe
06:005h 4m11:04
MadridBilbao
Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe
06:005h 4m11:04
MadridBilbao
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
06:005h 4m11:04
MadridBilbao
Return Train Tickets for Bilbao to Madrid
Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe
07:205h 8m12:28
BilbaoMadrid
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
07:205h 8m12:28
BilbaoMadrid
Sun, May 26
Train
Renfe
15:005h 6m20:06
BilbaoMadrid
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Bilbao
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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