You can get from Barcelona to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Bilbao on Feb 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||289 miles (466 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$58 - $80|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $58 (€50) • 8 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • $80 (€70) • 7 h|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Air Europa or Renfe Alvia|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 289 miles (466 km) from Barcelona to Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $58 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Air Europa or Renfe Alvia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Barcelona to Bilbao.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Bilbao. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bilbao is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $58 (€50) compared to other travel options to Bilbao:
Taking a bus is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a flight to Bilbao, which costs on average $73 (€63) for the same trip.
Taking a bus is usually $22 (€20) less than taking a train to Bilbao, which costs on average $80 (€70) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Bilbao is by train, which takes on average 7 h 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 of travel time.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 12 h 5 min of travel time.
Bilbao is approximately 289 miles (466 km) away from Barcelona.
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bilbao is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barcelona and Bilbao 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 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 from Barcelona to Bilbao.
When planning your trip from Barcelona to Bilbao, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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