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 Bilbao to Bordeaux will cost around £ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.
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4 h 25 m
4 h 45 m
Buses per day
Of the 4 buses that leave Bilbao for Bordeaux every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 257 km distance in an average of 4 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 55 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.
|Distance||159 miles (256 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£12 (€13)|
|Coach frequency||2 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 2 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Bilbao to Bordeaux cover the 159 miles (256 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa or Union Ivkoni International. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
You can travel by coach between Bilbao and Bordeaux with Alsa for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
You’ll be sure to find the best coach between Bilbao and Bordeaux with Alsa, the main coach operator in Spain offering a multitude of coach routes domestically and internationally. As an official travel partner of Alsa, Omio can show you Alsa’s coach timetables and coach tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey. The distance between Bilbao and Bordeaux by coach is around 159 miles (256 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this trip costs as little as £4.
Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes if you’re looking to save money on your coach. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like WCs, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Bordeaux, France by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Bordeaux from Bilbao before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Bordeaux to Bilbao is: Partially open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 27/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bordeaux to Bilbao coach here.
When taking a coach from Bilbao, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. When you arrive in Bordeaux, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean, Bordeaux, Quai de Paludate and Bordeaux, Avenue Salvador Allende (Floirac Dravemont).
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Bilbao-Abando to Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Bilbao-Abando, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Bilbao.
The most popular arrival coach station, Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Bordeaux.
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