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|Avg. Bus Duration|
5 hours 43 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£29|
|Buses depart from:||Madrid|
|Bus arrives in:||Bilbao|
For as little as £30 you can travel by coach between Madrid and Bilbao with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
You’ll be sure to find the best coach from Madrid to Bilbao 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 between Madrid and Bilbao and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip. The distance from Madrid to Bilbao by coach is around 200 miles (322 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this route costs as little as £30.
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.
These are Alsa 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Madrid and Bilbao:
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.
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.
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.
There are a few coach stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Bilbao you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bilbao, Zorroza and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Bilbao.
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