Buses from Madrid to Bilbao

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Fri
Jul 19
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£30Alsa
£241British Airways
Sat
Jul 20
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
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Sun
Jul 21
£62Renfe
£30Alsa
£60Iberia
Mon
Jul 22
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
Tue
Jul 23
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£60Iberia
Wed
Jul 24
£33Renfe
£30Alsa
£60Iberia
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Jul 25
£33Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
Fri
Jul 26
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
Sat
Jul 27
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£75Air Europa
Sun
Jul 28
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
Mon
Jul 29
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£137Vueling
Tue
Jul 30
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Jul 31
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Aug 1
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£77Air Europa
Fri
Aug 2
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Aug 3
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£63Air Europa
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Aug 4
£47Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Aug 5
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Aug 6
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£49Iberia
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£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa
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Aug 8
£28Renfe
£30Alsa
£48Air Europa

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Bilbao Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
5 hours 39 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £30
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Bilbao
Distance:323 km
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Madrid to Bilbao: Journey Details

Buses from Madrid to Bilbao are operated by Spanish provider, ALSA with up to 14 departures a day. The first bus leaves in the early hours of the morning, with the last departure at around 8:30 p.m., with a journey time of about 4 hours.

Taking the Bus from Madrid

Buses from Madrid to Bilbao leave from the Intercambiador de Transporte Bus Station, located on Avenida de America, which has good local transport links by bus and Metro to the rest of the city and the suburbs. Madrid's efficient and extensive transport network is supplemented by regular night bus routes. Taxis are available at the bus station.

Getting into Madrid by Bus

Bilbao is a bustling port and the capital of Vizcaya in the Basque Region of Northern Spain, and is situated on the tidal Nervión River. Bilbao enjoys a mild climate, more temperate than much of Spain and has become increasingly popular, with visitors enjoying the art and architecture of the modernist Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Gehry. Other attractions are the Basque Museum and La Ria Maritime Museum. The Old Town, or Casco Viejo, of Bilbao has seven streets full of interesting shops and cafes. Buses from Madrid to Bilbao arrive at the TermiBus Station, which is linked by tram to central Bilbao. Bilbao has plenty of public transport options, including a Metro line, frequent Bilbobus City buses, one EuskoTran tram line, and the BizkaiBus service which covers surrounding regions and coastal towns. Bilbao has a weekend night bus service and taxis are available at the station.

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Best fares for buses from Madrid to Bilbao

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Sun, Jul 21
Bus
Alsa
12:004h 45m16:45
MadridBilbao
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
Alsa
15:304h 45m20:15
MadridBilbao
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
Alsa
14:154h 35m18:50
MadridBilbao
Fastest Buses from Madrid to Bilbao by duration
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Alsa
11:004h 15m15:15
MadridBilbao
Fri, Aug 2
Bus
Alsa
11:004h 15m15:15
MadridBilbao
Thu, Aug 8
Bus
Alsa
17:004h 15m21:15
MadridBilbao
Return Journeys for Buses from Bilbao to Madrid
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
Alsa
20:004h 45m00:45
BilbaoMadrid
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
Alsa
08:004h 30m12:30
BilbaoMadrid
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
Alsa
08:004h 40m12:40
BilbaoMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Bilbao
BusMadrid America

Amenities

BusMadrid Est. Sur

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 6
Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11
Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10

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