The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Bilbao will cost around $ 87 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 77.
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Trains per day
Of the 3 train that leave Madrid for Bilbao every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 323 km distance in an average of 5h 46m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5h 11m .
The slowest train will take 6h 4m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 7 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$46|
|Trains depart from:||Madrid|
|Trains arrive in:||Bilbao|