The cheapest buses from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£43

Average

£74

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 Paris to Bilbao will cost around £ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.

Cheapest
16:30Paris13h10 05:40Bilbao
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£431One-way
22:30Paris12h15 10:45Bilbao
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£1051One-way

Timetable Paris to Bilbao

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16:30Paris13h10 05:40Bilbao
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22:30Paris12h15 10:45Bilbao
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Mon
25 Oct
£79Alsa
£527Air Europa
Tue
26 Oct
£43Eurolines Switzerland
£290Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£34Alsa
£233Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£34Alsa
£290Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£34Alsa
£243Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£43Eurolines Switzerland
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Sun
31 Oct
£26Alsa
£187HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£34Alsa
£216Iberia
Tue
2 Nov
£30Alsa
£165Vueling
Wed
3 Nov
£26Alsa
£112Vueling
Thu
4 Nov
£26Alsa
£85Vueling
Fri
5 Nov
£26Alsa
£87Air Europa
Sat
6 Nov
£26Alsa
£91Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£26Alsa
£57Vueling
Mon
8 Nov
£43Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
9 Nov
£26Alsa
£118HOP!
Wed
10 Nov
£26Alsa
£187Vueling
Thu
11 Nov
£26Alsa
£209Vueling
Fri
12 Nov
£22Alsa
£87Iberia
Sat
13 Nov
£25Flixbus
£81Vueling
Sun
14 Nov
£26Alsa
£39Vueling

The fastest buses from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

12 h 15 m

Average

12 h 42 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

743 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Paris for Bilbao every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 743 km distance in an average of 12 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 12 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 13 h 10 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.

2nd Fastest
22:30Paris12h15 10:45Bilbao
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£1051One-way
16:30Paris13h10 05:40Bilbao
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£431One-way

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Coach Information between Paris and Bilbao

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£42 (€48)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 3 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus

Coaches from Paris to Bilbao cover the 460 miles (742 km) long route taking on average 12 h 15 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of coach tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Coach companies

Alsa between Paris and Bilbao

Alsa coaches will get you between Paris and Bilbao from £26. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

Alsa

Enjoy one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price with a coach between Paris and Bilbao with Alsa. The Alsa coach covers 460 miles (742 km) between Paris and Bilbao at prices starting as low as £26. Alsa even has different ticket types on select routes for the budget traveller in mind, including Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares. Simply check Omio for Alsa coach timetables and tickets and book the best Paris - Bilbao coach for you.

As Spain’s main coach operator offering thousands of regional and urban routes throughout the country, plus more than 300 international routes in 16 different European countries and Morocco, Alsa offers an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, WCs, 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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

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Buses from Paris to Bilbao
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from Paris, France to Bilbao, Spain?

Travel by coach between Paris, France and Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Paris and Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Bilbao, Spain?

The restriction level for your return coach to Paris, France from Bilbao is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Paris from Bilbao restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Bilbao?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Paris from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coach tickets from Paris to Bilbao cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Paris and Bilbao to cost as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Paris to Bilbao?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Bilbao coach to cost on average £42  one way.
What is the distance between Paris and Bilbao by coach?
The Paris to Bilbao coach distance is approximately 460 miles (742 km).
How long is the coach to Bilbao from Paris?
The Paris to Bilbao coach duration is on average 12 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 460 miles (742 km) to Bilbao from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Paris goes to Bilbao? Which coach station do I come into Bilbao from Paris?

Some of the Paris coach stations to Bilbao you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Bilbao include Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Where is the departure coach station in Paris located? Where is the arrival coach station in Bilbao located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival coach station, Bilbao, Zorroza, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city centre of Bilbao.

Which coach companies can get me from Paris to Bilbao?
Take the Paris to Bilbao coach with Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Ouibus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Paris and Bilbao as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches to Bilbao from Paris?
Yes, there are 3 direct coaches per day from Paris to Bilbao. You can look to travel with Flixbus or Alsa  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many coaches per day are there to Bilbao from Paris?
The average number of coaches departing Paris for Bilbao is 3 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Paris to Bilbao?
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Paris at 06: 30. The last coach leaves from Paris at 20: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Paris to Bilbao and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Paris to Bilbao coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket between Paris and Bilbao within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Paris to Bilbao are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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