Cheap bus tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£44

Average

£44

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Bilbao will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
15:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 23:45Bilbao
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£441One-way
Cheapest
11:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 20:00Bilbao
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00Bilbao
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£441One-way

Bus Timetable Barcelona to Bilbao

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11:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 20:00Bilbao
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15:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 23:45Bilbao
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23:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00Bilbao
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Wed
8 Dec
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£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Thu
9 Dec
£39Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£45Vueling
Fri
10 Dec
£42Renfe Alvia
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Sat
11 Dec
£36Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£59Air Europa
Sun
12 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£38Vueling
Mon
13 Dec
£24Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£34Vueling
Tue
14 Dec
£24Renfe Alvia
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£34Vueling
Wed
15 Dec
£48Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£31Vueling
Thu
16 Dec
£47Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£38Vueling
Fri
17 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£38Vueling
Sat
18 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
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£59Air Europa
Sun
19 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£59Air Europa
Mon
20 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£49Vueling
Tue
21 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£42Vueling
Wed
22 Dec
£79Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£84Vueling
Thu
23 Dec
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£44Alsa
£108Vueling
Fri
24 Dec
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£44Alsa
£91Air Europa
Sat
25 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£45Vueling
Sun
26 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Mon
27 Dec
£53Renfe Alvia
£44Alsa
£53Vueling

Bus times from Barcelona to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

8 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

467 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Barcelona for Bilbao every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 467 km distance in an average of 8 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
23:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h00 07:00Bilbao
0 changes
£441One-way
2nd Fastest
15:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 23:45Bilbao
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£441One-way
2nd Fastest
11:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h30 20:00Bilbao
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£441One-way

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Overview: Coach from Barcelona to Bilbao

distanceDistance289 miles (466 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£44 (€49)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesAlsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Barcelona to Bilbao cover the 289 miles (466 km) long route taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of coach tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Coach companies

Alsa and FlixBus Barcelona to Bilbao

You can travel by coach from Barcelona to Bilbao with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as £44. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: £44

Alsa has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Alsa tickets to Bilbao from Barcelona and when travelling by coach:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Coach to Bilbao from Barcelona
Take the bus 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 Barcelona to Bilbao.
FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Bilbao from Barcelona for as low as £44  for the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Barcelona to Bilbao cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Bilbao coach prices are on average £44  one way.
What is the distance between Barcelona and Bilbao by coach?
The Barcelona to Bilbao coach distance is approximately 289 miles (466 km).
How long is the coach to Bilbao from Barcelona?
The coach time from Barcelona to Bilbao is on average 8 h 30 min  for the 289 miles (466 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bilbao from Barcelona by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Barcelona and arrival coach station in Bilbao?

When departing from Barcelona, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When arriving in Bilbao, you can end your journey in coach stations like Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

Omio customers book a coach from Barcelona Sants   to Bilbao, Zorroza   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Barcelona coach station to Bilbao? Where is the Bilbao coach station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Bilbao most often arrive at Bilbao, Zorroza and need to travel around 2.5 miles (4 km) from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies go from Barcelona to Bilbao?
When taking a coach from Barcelona to Bilbao, you can count on Alsa, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland for the best way to get you to Bilbao. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Bilbao from Barcelona and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Is there a direct coach between Barcelona and Bilbao?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Barcelona to Bilbao on Omio with Alsa, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.
What time is the earliest coach from Barcelona to Bilbao? What time is the last coach from Barcelona to Bilbao?
You can take the first coach from Barcelona to Bilbao at 10: 30   or take the last coach from Barcelona to Bilbao leaving at 22: 00. Look for the latest Barcelona Bilbao coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets from Barcelona to Bilbao for the best deals?
If you purchase Barcelona to Bilbao coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £44. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Barcelona to Bilbao. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.