How to get from Barcelona to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Barcelona to Bilbao is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||289 miles (466 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $73 (€63) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Vueling|
Travel 289 miles (466 km) by flight between Barcelona and Bilbao. Vueling is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Bilbao.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $48 (€42). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Bilbao trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.
Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel between Barcelona and Bilbao.
Travel Barcelona to Bilbao by flight.
The fastest way to travel to Bilbao from Barcelona is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 10 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 289 miles (466 km) between Barcelona and Bilbao.
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Yes, there is a direct route available from Barcelona to Bilbao:
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 between Barcelona and Bilbao.
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