How to travel from Bilbao to Pamplona

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from Bilbao to Pamplona

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

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To get from Bilbao to Pamplona on Aug 13 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:15PMBilbao-Abando4h18 04:33PMPamplona
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12:15PMBilbao-Abando4h18 04:33PMPamplona
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Travel Information between Bilbao and Pamplona

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $13 (€12) • 6 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAutobuses La Unión

Travel 71 miles (115 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Bilbao and Pamplona. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Autobuses La Unión among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Bilbao to Pamplona.

How to get from Bilbao to Pamplona

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Bilbao to Pamplona there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% 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 Pamplona. 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Bilbao to Pamplona

Travel to Pamplona 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 Pamplona.

You can travel from Bilbao to Pamplona 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Pamplona is by taking a train with an average price of $13 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Pamplona:

Taking a train is about $4 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€16) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Pamplona from Bilbao is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h.

Other travel options to Pamplona can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 16 min.

Pamplona is approximately 71 miles (115 km) away from Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Pamplona is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Pamplona from Bilbao as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses.
  • Trains from Bilbao to Pamplona most often leave from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Pamplona.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bilbao to Pamplona:

  • You can take a bus from Bilbao to Pamplona with Autobuses La Unión. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€16) with Autobuses La Unión from Bilbao to Pamplona.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bilbao to Pamplona with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Pamplona tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Bilbao to Pamplona? Many Omio customers who go from Bilbao to Pamplona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian from Pamplona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Bilbao to Pamplona, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $17 (€16) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $13 (€12) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Pamplona 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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