How to travel from Valencia to Bilbao

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from Valencia to Bilbao

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

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To get from Valencia to Bilbao on Jun 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:40PMValencia Airport1h15 01:55PMBilbao
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10:40AMValencia8h50 07:30PMBilbao
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12:40PMValencia Airport1h15 01:55PMBilbao
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10:35PMValencia8h25 07:00AMBilbao
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07:00AMValencia Airport1h15 08:15AMBilbao
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Travel Information to Bilbao from Valencia

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $252 (€225) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBilman Bus or Volotea

Travel 293 miles (472 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Valencia and Bilbao. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Bilman Bus or Volotea among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Valencia to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Valencia to Bilbao

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 Valencia to Bilbao.

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

The cheapest way to go to Bilbao from Valencia is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bilbao:

Taking a ferry is about $40 (€36) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $40 (€36) for this route.

Taking a ferry is about $252 (€225) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $252 (€225) for this route.

A ferry is generally $12 (€11) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $12 (€11) from Valencia to Bilbao.

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Valencia is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by train can take on average 12 h 9 min.

The distance is approximately 293 miles (472 km) from Valencia to Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Valencia to Bilbao is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bilbao from Valencia 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 Valencia to Bilbao:

  • Buses mostly leave from Valencia, Estación de Autobuses and tend to arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Flights most often depart from Valencia at Valencia Airport and arrive in Bilbao at Bilbao.
  • Trains mostly depart from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • Bilman Bus can get you to Bilbao by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Bilman Bus from Valencia to Bilbao for $40 (€36) on Omio.
  • Travel with Volotea to go to Bilbao by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Volotea Valencia to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $252 (€225).

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Bilbao with Bilman Bus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Bilbao 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 trip.

Your trip from Valencia 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 Valencia to Bilbao tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bilbao today!

Before traveling from Valencia 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 for this route is costing $40 (€36) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $252 (€225) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $12 (€11) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Valencia 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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