How to travel from Bilbao to Nantes

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Travel Information between Bilbao and Nantes

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $46
fastestFastest modeBus • $46 (€41) • 9 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 280 miles (452 km) between Bilbao and Nantes. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bilbao to Nantes.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Nantes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbao to Nantes.

International travel from Bilbao, Spain to Nantes, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nantes if traveling from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Nantes, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Nantes from Bilbao.

The restriction level for your return to Bilbao, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Bilbao from Nantes restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bilbao from Nantes?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from Nantes closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to get from Bilbao to Nantes: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Nantes is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Nantes:

A flight is $45 (€40) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Bilbao to Nantes costing on average $46 (€41).

A flight is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $7 (€6) from Bilbao to Nantes.

The fastest way to get to Nantes from Bilbao is by bus with an average travel time of 9 h.

Other travel options to Nantes can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 13 h 22 min.

You should expect to travel around 280 miles (452 km) between Bilbao and Nantes.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Nantes is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bilbao and Nantes as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bilbao to Nantes:

  • Buses most often depart from Bilbao at Bilbao and arrive in Nantes at Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Flights mostly leave from Bilbao and tend to arrive in Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bilbao-Abando and tend to arrive in Gare de Nantes.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bilbao to Nantes, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Nantes by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Bilbao to Nantes tickets on Omio for $46 (€41).
Many of our customers traveling from Bilbao to Nantes don't make Nantes their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Nantes are Paris, Lyon or Rennes, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nantes to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Bilbao to Nantes, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $46 (€41) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $7 (€6) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bilbao to Nantes online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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