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from Bilbao to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bilbao to Madrid on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20AMBilbao-Abando5h08 02:28PMMadrid Chamartín
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$571One-way
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05:00PMBilbao-Abando5h06 10:06PMMadrid Chamartín
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$511One-way
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09:05PMBilbao1h10 10:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1411One-way
05:45PMBilbao1h10 06:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$2591One-way
01:40PMBilbao1h10 02:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$3591One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
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$40Alsa
$160Air Europa
Mon
Sep 20
$51Renfe
$40Alsa
$141Air Europa
Tue
Sep 21
$38Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Wed
Sep 22
$38Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Thu
Sep 23
$44Renfe
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$104Air Europa
Fri
Sep 24
$57Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Sat
Sep 25
$51Renfe
$40Alsa
$36Air Europa
Sun
Sep 26
$57Renfe
$40Alsa
$104Air Europa
Mon
Sep 27
$38Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Tue
Sep 28
$22Renfe
$40Alsa
$48Air Europa
Wed
Sep 29
$25Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Thu
Sep 30
$38Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$57Renfe
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$85Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$44Renfe
$40Alsa
$36Air Europa
Sun
Oct 3
$57Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$25Renfe
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$36Air Europa
Tue
Oct 5
$22Renfe
$40Alsa
$36Air Europa
Wed
Oct 6
$19Renfe
$40Alsa
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Thu
Oct 7
$25Renfe
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$48Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$57Renfe
$40Alsa
$85Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$57Renfe
$40Alsa
$36Air Europa

Travel Information between Bilbao and Madrid

distanceDistance200 miles (322 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€32) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $67 (€54) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Alsa or Renfe

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 200 miles (322 km) to Madrid from Bilbao. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Bilbao to Madrid.

How to get from Bilbao to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Bilbao to Madrid there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 68,98% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Bilbao to Madrid. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bilbao
Madrid
Bilbao
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Bilbao-Abando
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