How to travel from Dax to Bilbao

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from Dax to Bilbao

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dax to Bilbao on Feb 07 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMDax2h20 10:20AMBilbao
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12:40PMDax1h50 02:30PMBilbao
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11:30AMDax2h00 01:30PMBilbao
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05:50AMDax1h50 07:40AMBilbao
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Travel Information between Dax and Bilbao

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 5 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $51 (€44) • 12 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 98 miles (158 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Bilbao from Dax. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 12 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dax to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dax to Bilbao

Travel Tips: Travel to Bilbao 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 Dax to Bilbao.

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 between Dax and Bilbao.

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

Is my journey back to Dax from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dax, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dax from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Dax and Bilbao including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Bilbao from Dax is by taking a train with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

Taking a train is usually $39 (€34) less than taking a bus to Bilbao, which costs on average $51 (€44) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Dax to Bilbao is by bus with an average journey time of 12 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bilbao that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 54 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 98 miles (158 km) from Dax to Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Dax to Bilbao is:

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

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

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

  • Buses from Dax to Bilbao most often leave from Dax, Gare Routière SNCF and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Trains mostly leave from Gare de Dax and tend to arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Bilbao by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Dax to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $51 (€44).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dax to Bilbao often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dax and Bilbao itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bilbao and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $51 (€44) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $12 (€10) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dax to Bilbao 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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