How to travel from Bilbao to Salamanca

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Travel Information between Bilbao and Salamanca

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$68 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€24) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $28 (€24) • 5 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe (3)

Travel 211 miles (340 km) by train or bus to Salamanca from Bilbao. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Renfe (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Bilbao to Salamanca.

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from Bilbao to Salamanca

How to get from Bilbao to Salamanca by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Bilbao to Salamanca is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Alsa
09:45AM5h45
Bilbao
03:30PMSalamanca
$431One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Alsa
07:00AM7h15
Bilbao
02:15PMSalamanca
$371One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Renfe ALVIA
05:35PM5h06
Bilbao-Abando
10:41PMSalamanca station
$511One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Renfe ALVIA
07:00AM8h48
Bilbao-Abando
03:48PMSalamanca station
$761One-way
1 transfer
Renfe ALVIA
07:00AM11h06
Bilbao-Abando
06:06PMSalamanca station
$731One-way
1 transfer
Alsa
08:15AM5h45
Bilbao
02:00PMSalamanca
$431One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
01:30PM8h15
Bilbao
09:45PMSalamanca
$371One-way
1 transfer
Alsa Supra
04:15PM5h15
Bilbao
09:30PMSalamanca
$661One-way
0 transfers

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Alsa and Renfe will get you from Bilbao to Salamanca at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Bilbao to Salamanca trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.

    Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

      FAQs: Travel from Bilbao to Salamanca

      FAQs: Travel to Salamanca 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 Salamanca.
      FAQs

      You can get between Bilbao and Salamanca 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Salamanca is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $28 (€24) compared to other travel options to Salamanca:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is $40 (€34) less than a train with an average ticket price of $68 (€59) from Bilbao to Salamanca.

      The fastest way to get to Salamanca from Bilbao is by bus with an average travel time of 5 h 15 min.

      Other travel options to Salamanca take longer:

      Train takes on average 9 h 13 min.

      Salamanca is approximately 211 miles (340 km) away from Bilbao.

      The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Salamanca is:

      • 3 buses per day.
      • 1 train per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bilbao to Salamanca:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses to Salamanca, Estación de Autobuses.
      • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Bilbao to Salamanca depart from Bilbao Airport to Salamanca Airport.
      • Most travelers board their train from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Salamanca.

      The following travel companies offer services from Bilbao to Salamanca:

      • Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus can take you to Salamanca by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Bilbao to Salamanca for $28 (€24).
      • Travel with Renfe (3), Renfe ALVIA or Renfe for trains to Salamanca. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Bilbao to Salamanca tickets on Omio for $68 (€59).

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Salamanca with Alsa or FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.

      Direct services to Salamanca 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 route.

      Many of our customers traveling from Bilbao to Salamanca don't make Salamanca their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salamanca are Madrid, Valladolid, Barcelona, Porto or Madrid Barajas Airport, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salamanca to any of these top destinations today!

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