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from Bilbao to Barcelona

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

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To get from Bilbao to Barcelona on Sep 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMBilbao1h10 08:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$521One-way
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07:00AMBilbao1h10 08:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$521One-way
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08:55AMBilbao1h10 10:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$671One-way
05:45PMBilbao1h10 06:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$771One-way
03:20PMBilbao-Abando6h54 10:14PMBarcelona Sants
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$581One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
Sep 24
$66Renfe
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$57Air Europa
Sat
Sep 25
$58Renfe
$61Alsa
$52Vueling
Sun
Sep 26
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$83Vueling
Mon
Sep 27
$55Renfe
$46Alsa
$57Air Europa
Tue
Sep 28
$50Renfe
$46Alsa
$47Vueling
Wed
Sep 29
$42Renfe
$46Alsa
$55Vueling
Thu
Sep 30
$58Renfe
$46Alsa
$52Vueling
Fri
Oct 1
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$46Alsa
$57Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$42Renfe
$61Alsa
$42Air Europa
Sun
Oct 3
$58Renfe
$61Alsa
$47Vueling
Mon
Oct 4
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$46Alsa
$42Vueling
Tue
Oct 5
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$46Alsa
$37Vueling
Wed
Oct 6
$33Renfe
$46Alsa
$42Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
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$46Alsa
$37Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
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$46Alsa
$57Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$50Renfe
$61Alsa
$57Air Europa
Sun
Oct 10
$42Renfe
$61Alsa
$42Vueling
Mon
Oct 11
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$46Alsa
$37Vueling
Tue
Oct 12
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$37Vueling
Wed
Oct 13
$50Renfe
$46Alsa
$42Vueling
Thu
Oct 14
$50Renfe
$46Alsa
$37Vueling

Travel Information between Bilbao and Barcelona

distanceDistance289 miles (466 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $56 (€45) • 6 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $59 (€47) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa or Renfe

Travel 289 miles (466 km) by flight, bus or train from Bilbao to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vueling, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Bilbao to Barcelona.

How to get from Bilbao to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bilbao to Barcelona, 40,96% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Bilbao to Barcelona and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bilbao
Barcelona
Bilbao
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Bilbao-Abando
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