How to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao

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Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $77
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe ALVIA

Travel 284 miles (458 km) by bus or flight from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe ALVIA among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao.

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from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao

How to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.

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flight

The best way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
06:45AM9h10
Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)
03:55PMBilbao Airport (BIO)
$2581One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Vueling
06:45AM9h10
Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)
03:55PMBilbao Airport (BIO)
$2581One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Vueling
01:00PM9h00
Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)
10:00PMBilbao Airport (BIO)
$3951One-way
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao

Vueling Airlines, Alsa and Air Nostrum will get you from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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.

    Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel to Bilbao from Santiago de Compostela.

      FAQs: Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao

      FAQs: 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 Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao: bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $37 (€32) compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

      A flight is $40 (€34) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao costing on average $77 (€67).

      A flight is () less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao costing on average ().

      The quickest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Bilbao by bus takes 10 h 30 min on average.

      The distance from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is approximately 284 miles (458 km).

      The average frequency per day from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is:

      • 3 buses per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto de Santiago - Rosalía de Castro and arrive in Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.
      • Most travelers catch their flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Bilbao Airport.
      • Most travelers take a train from Santiago De Compostela to Bilbao-Abando.

      The following travel companies offer services from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao:

      • Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus can get you to Bilbao by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao for $58 (€50) on Omio.
      • Vueling Airlines, Air Nostrum, Iberia Express, Iberia or Volotea can get you to Bilbao by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling Airlines from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao for $37 (€32) on Omio.

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

      • Direct bus available with Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus 3 direct buses per day.

      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 Santiago de Compostela.

      Omio customers who travel from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao often also extend their vacation to go to Donostia-San Sebastian, Madrid, Barcelona, Pamplona or Vitoria - Gasteiz. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.
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