How to travel from Alicante to Bilbao

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from Alicante to Bilbao

You can get from Alicante to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Alicante to Bilbao on Feb 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15AMAlicante11h15 07:30PMBilbao
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08:10PMAlicante11h05 07:15AMBilbao
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08:40PMAlicante Elche Airport11h00 07:40AMBilbao
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01:30PMAlicante Elche Airport1h20 02:50PMBilbao
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Travel Information between Alicante and Bilbao

distanceDistance362 miles (584 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 11 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $54 (€47) • 10 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBilman Bus

Travel 362 miles (584 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Bilbao from Alicante. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Bilman Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Alicante to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Alicante to Bilbao

Travel Tips: Travel to Bilbao easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Alicante to Bilbao.

There are 4 ways to travel from Alicante to Bilbao including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Alicante and Bilbao is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

Taking a flight is about $52 (€45) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $54 (€47) for this route.

A flight is $38 (€33) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Alicante to Bilbao costing on average $40 (€35).

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Alicante is by bus with an average travel time of 10 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by flight can take on average 11 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by train can take on average 13 h 38 min.

Bilbao is approximately 362 miles (584 km) away from Alicante.

The average frequency per day from Alicante to Bilbao is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bilbao from Alicante as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Alicante to Bilbao:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Alicante to Bilbao depart from Alicante, Estación de Autobuses to Bilbao.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Alicante Elche Airport to Bilbao.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Alicante to Bilbao:

  • You can travel by bus between Alicante and Bilbao with Bilman Bus, and you can find Bilman Bus Alicante to Bilbao tickets for $54 (€47) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Alicante to Bilbao with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Bilman Bus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bilbao as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Alicante to Bilbao.

Omio customers who travel from Alicante to Bilbao often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Alicante to Bilbao, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $54 (€47) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $40 (€35) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Alicante to Bilbao online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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