You can get from Barcelona to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Bilbao on Sep 28 we recommend 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, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$57 - $75|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $57 (€46) • 1 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $57 (€46) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe|
Take a flight, bus or train to travel 289 miles (466 km) from Barcelona to Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $57 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Barcelona to Bilbao.
There are 3 travel options from Barcelona to Bilbao: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Bilbao is by taking a flight with an average price of $57 (€46).
This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:
A flight is generally $4 (€3) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $61 (€49) from Barcelona to Bilbao.
Taking a flight is about $18 (€14) less than taking a train, which costs on average $75 (€60) for this route.
The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Bilbao is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 30 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Bilbao by train can take on average 6 h 32 min.
The Barcelona to Bilbao distance is around 289 miles (466 km).
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bilbao is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bilbao from Barcelona as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Bilbao:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Bilbao with the following travel companies:
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.
Before traveling from Barcelona to Bilbao, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to Bilbao tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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