Cheap train tickets from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Cheapest

£86

Average

£112

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 £ 112 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 86.

Cheapest
12:47Gare Montparnasse9h13 22:00Bilbao
1 changes
£861One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:52Gare Montparnasse11h08 22:00Bilbao
2 changes
£1381One-way

Train schedule Paris Bilbao

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10:52Gare Montparnasse11h08 22:00Bilbao
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12:47Gare Montparnasse9h13 22:00Bilbao
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Wed
1 Dec
£44Eurolines Switzerland
£110Air France
Thu
2 Dec
£24Flixbus
£125Vueling
Fri
3 Dec
£39Alsa
£47Vueling
Sat
4 Dec
£27Flixbus
£92Air Europa
Sun
5 Dec
£18Flixbus
£36Vueling
Mon
6 Dec
£39Alsa
£89HOP!
Tue
7 Dec
£44Eurolines Switzerland
£123Vueling
Wed
8 Dec
£52Alsa
£151Lufthansa
Thu
9 Dec
£22Flixbus
£132Vueling
Fri
10 Dec
£26Alsa
£58Vueling
Sat
11 Dec
£26Alsa
£146Vueling
Sun
12 Dec
£26Alsa
£93Vueling
Mon
13 Dec
£44Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
14 Dec
£25Flixbus
£79Vueling
Wed
15 Dec
£26Alsa
£69Vueling
Thu
16 Dec
£26Alsa
£101Vueling
Fri
17 Dec
£27Alsa
£93Vueling
Sat
18 Dec
£39Alsa
£151Vueling
Sun
19 Dec
£27Alsa
£87Air Europa
Mon
20 Dec
£26Alsa
£101Vueling
Tue
21 Dec
£30Alsa
£120Vueling

Fastest train times from Paris to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Fastest Journey

9 h 13 m

Average

10 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

743 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Bilbao without changing at least once.

Fastest
12:47Gare Montparnasse9h13 22:00Bilbao
1 changes
£861One-way
2nd Fastest
10:52Gare Montparnasse11h08 22:00Bilbao
2 changes
£1381One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Bilbao

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Paris to Bilbao cover the 460 miles (742 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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Trains from Paris to Bilbao
Travel by train to Bilbao easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Bilbao.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Bilbao, Spain allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Bilbao before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Bilbao, Spain?

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

Is my return train 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 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 30/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Paris to Bilbao by train?
The distance to Bilbao from Paris by train is approximately 460 miles (742 km).
Which train station from Paris to Bilbao do I depart from? Which Bilbao train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Paris to Bilbao, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your route can end in train stations such as Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the Paris train station located? Where is the Bilbao train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bilbao-Abando, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Bilbao
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paris for your journey to Bilbao.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C