Santander to Bilbao bus

Fri, 26 Jul
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Cheap coach tickets from Santander to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Santander to Bilbao is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

BlaBlaCar
06:000h50
Santander
06:50Bilbao
£41One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
08:001h00
Santander
09:00Bilbao
£61One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
21:001h10
Santander
22:10Bilbao
£61One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
18:301h20
Santander
19:50Bilbao
£61One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
10:000h50
Santander
10:50Bilbao
£71One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableSantander to Bilbao

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, 26 July
Alsa
02:451h45
Santander
04:30Bilbao
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Alsa
06:001h30
Santander
07:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
07:001h30
Santander
08:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
07:202h00
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
09:20Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
08:002h20
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
10:20Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
08:003h00
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
11:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
08:001h30
Santander
09:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
08:002h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
10:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
08:051h15
Santander
09:20Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
08:402h20
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
11:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
09:001h30
Santander
10:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
09:101h10
Santander
10:20Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
09:203h20
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
12:40Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
10:002h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
12:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa Supra
10:001h30
Santander
11:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
10:402h35
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
13:15Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
11:001h30
Santander
12:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
11:001h40
Santander
12:40Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
11:203h25
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
14:45Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
11:401h50
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
13:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
11:451h30
Santander
13:15Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
12:002h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
14:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
12:001h30
Santander
13:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa Supra
12:151h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
13:45Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa Supra
12:301h15
Santander
13:45Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
12:402h50
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
15:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
13:001h45
Santander
14:45Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
13:001h30
Santander
14:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
13:202h40
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
16:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
13:203h20
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
16:40Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
14:002h40
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
16:40Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
14:002h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
16:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
14:001h30
Santander
15:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
14:301h30
Santander
16:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
15:001h30
Santander
16:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
15:001h40
Santander
16:40Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
15:151h45
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
17:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
15:151h30
Santander
16:45Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
15:202h55
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
18:15Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
15:202h40
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
18:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
15:301h30
Santander
17:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
16:002h15
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
18:15Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
16:002h00
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
18:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
16:301h30
Santander
18:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
16:451h15
Santander
18:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
16:451h30
Santander
18:15Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
17:001h30
Santander
18:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
17:001h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
18:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
17:001h15
Santander
18:15Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
17:151h15
Santander
18:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
17:202h15
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
19:35Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
17:203h00
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
20:20Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
18:002h30
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
20:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
18:201h15
Santander
19:35Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
18:401h40
Santander
20:20Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
18:402h35
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
21:15Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
18:402h50
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
21:30Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
19:001h30
Santander
20:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
19:151h15
Santander
20:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
19:202h40
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
22:00Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
19:451h30
Santander
21:15Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
20:002h05
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
22:05Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
20:001h30
Santander
21:30Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
20:201h40
Santander
22:00Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
20:403h15
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
23:55Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
20:403h05
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
23:45Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
20:451h30
Santander
22:15Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
20:501h15
Santander
22:05Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa
21:202h25
Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander
23:45Bilbao
1 change
Alsa
22:001h55
Santander
23:55Bilbao
0 changes
Alsa Supra
22:301h15
Santander
23:45Bilbao
0 changes

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Bus times from Santander to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Buses per day

71

Distance

75 km

Of the 71 buses that leave Santander for Bilbao every day 42 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Alsa
09:101h10
Santander
10:20Bilbao
£81One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa
17:151h15
Santander
18:30Bilbao
£81One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa
08:051h15
Santander
09:20Bilbao
£81One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa Supra
12:301h15
Santander
13:45Bilbao
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa
19:151h15
Santander
20:30Bilbao
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Santander to Bilbao

distanceDistance46 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyCoach frequency16 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 16 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus

Coaches from Santander to Bilbao cover the 46 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 16 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander and arrive in Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

Coach companies: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar Santander to Bilbao

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach to Bilbao from Santander with Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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.

Coach information from Santander to Bilbao with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Alsa frequency: 16 a day

Coaches from Santander to Bilbao

Reaching the centre of Spain's Basque Region is easy, thanks to regular, rapid coaches from Santader to Bilbao. Every day, five direct buses leave from Santander Airport, running to the heart of Bilbao. The journey time isn't generally too long but ranges from one hour 20 minutes to two hours 10 minutes.

Which coach companies travel from Santander to Bilbao?

There's only one choice available to travellers when heading by coach from Santander to Bilbao. Alsa runs a direct, daily service on the route, offering connections all year round.

How long is the coach from Santander to Bilbao?

Coaches from Santander to Bilbao vary in journey duration. The fastest buses will reach Bilbao in just one hour 20 minutes, while the slowest take as long as two hours 10 minutes, so it helps to check schedules carefully when making a reservation.

How many coaches are there from Santander to Bilbao?

Coaches leave Santander for Bilbao every day of the week, every week of the year. Travellers can choose from five direct buses every day. Departures tend to start around midday, concluding before 9:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Santander to Bilbao?

Departure bus station: Coaches from Santander to Bilbao will depart from Aeropuerto Santander, not the city centre. Alsa shuttles run every 30 minutes from the city's main bus station, taking just 15 minutes to get to the airport, so transfers shouldn't take very long. Taxis are the best option for those coming from the coast or regional towns, as there's no railway station at the airport. Before boarding buses to Bilbao, all travellers can take advantage of free internet connectivity.

Arrival bus station: Coaches to Bilbao from Santander will arrive at Bilbao's main bus station, also known as Termibus. Termibus is located in the centre of town, not far from San Mames Metro station, and taking the Metro is probably the best way to reach attractions like the Guggenheim Museum or the city's port. Arrivals can also catch bus services from Termibus to Bilbao Airport if required. A3247 Shuttles leave the bus station every 15 minutes. Finally, travellers can also walk to Bilbao Station in around 15 minutes, which offers rail links to San Sebastian, Pamplona and other regional destinations.

FAQs: Santander to Bilbao coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Santander to Bilbao.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Santander to Bilbao can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Santander to Bilbao is £7; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time to Bilbao from Santander is on average 1 h 15 min   for the 46 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Santander and Bilbao by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Santander to Bilbao leaves at 06: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Santander to Bilbao leaves at 21: 30.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Santander to Bilbao without having to change trains with Alsa, Alsa Supra or FlixBus. There are 16 direct coaches from Santander to Bilbao each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Santander to Bilbao coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Santander and Bilbao to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Santander, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander, Santander, Estación de Autobuses and Santander. When arriving in Bilbao, you can end your journey in coach stations like Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao and Bilbao, Abando (Estación).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander, which is located around 5 miles (8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Bilbao from Santander is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Santander to Bilbao by coach is May.
Yes, you can take a coach between Santander and Bilbao.

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