How to travel from Pamplona to Bilbao

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from Pamplona to Bilbao

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

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To get from Pamplona to Bilbao on Feb 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMPamplona2h00 08:00PMBilbao
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10:00AMPamplona2h00 12:00PMBilbao
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03:30PMPamplona2h00 05:30PMBilbao
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08:30PMPamplona2h00 10:30PMBilbao
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Travel Information between Pamplona and Bilbao

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 10 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAutobuses La Unión

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 71 miles (115 km) between Pamplona and Bilbao. 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 $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Autobuses La Unión among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Pamplona to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Pamplona 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 Pamplona to Bilbao.

There are 4 travel options from Pamplona to Bilbao: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bilbao from Pamplona is by taking a train, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bilbao:

A train is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Pamplona to Bilbao costing on average $18 (€16).

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

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 45 min.

The distance from Pamplona to Bilbao is approximately 71 miles (115 km).

The average frequency per day from Pamplona to Bilbao is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Pamplona 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 when traveling from Pamplona to Bilbao:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Pamplona to Bilbao depart from Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses to Bilbao.
  • Most travelers board their train from Pamplona and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Bilbao from Pamplona with Autobuses La Unión, and you can find Autobuses La Unión Pamplona to Bilbao tickets for $18 (€16) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Autobuses La Unión or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with.

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

Your trip from Pamplona to Bilbao doesn't have to end in Bilbao. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian to your Pamplona to Bilbao tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bilbao today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $10 (€9) one way.

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

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