You can get from Barcelona to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Bilbao on 12 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £65|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £33 • 7 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £58 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 289 miles between Barcelona and Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to Bilbao.
There are 4 ways to travel from Barcelona to Bilbao including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Barcelona to Bilbao is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £33 compared to other travel options to Bilbao:
A coach is £25 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Bilbao costing on average £58.
A coach is £32 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Bilbao costing on average £65.
The quickest way to travel to Bilbao from Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Bilbao by coach can take on average 7 h 45 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 32 min on average.
The distance from Barcelona to Bilbao is approximately 289 miles.
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bilbao is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bilbao from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Bilbao:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Bilbao with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bilbao tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Barcelona to Bilbao, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to Bilbao tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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