How to get from Bilbao to Alicante

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from Bilbao to Alicante

You can get from Bilbao to Alicante by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bilbao to Alicante on 01 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:45Bilbao1h25 21:10Alicante Elche Airport
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21:15Bilbao10h40 07:55Alicante
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21:55Bilbao1h20 23:15Alicante Elche Airport
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08:15Bilbao11h00 19:15Alicante
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21:00Bilbao11h15 08:15Alicante
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Travel Information between Bilbao and Alicante

distanceDistance362 miles (584 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £47 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBilman Bus or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 362 miles (584 km) between Bilbao and Alicante. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Bilman Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Bilbao to Alicante.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bilbao to Alicante

Travel to Alicante 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 Bilbao to Alicante.

You can travel from Bilbao to Alicante 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Alicante, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Alicante:

A ferry is £43 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Bilbao to Alicante costing on average £43.

A ferry is £47 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Bilbao to Alicante costing on average £47.

A ferry journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Alicante by train, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Bilbao to Alicante is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Bilbao to Alicante can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 15 min   on average.

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In comparison, going by train can take 25 h 30 min   on average.

The distance between Bilbao and Alicante is around 362 miles (584 km).

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Alicante is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Alicante from Bilbao 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 when travelling from Bilbao to Alicante:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Bilbao to Alicante depart from Bilbao to Alicante Elche Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bilbao-Abando to Alicante-Terminal.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bilbao to Alicante, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Bilman Bus can take you to Alicante by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Bilman Bus from Bilbao to Alicante for £43.
  • Vueling can take you to Alicante by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Bilbao to Alicante for £47.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bilbao to Alicante with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct coaches per day to take to Alicante with Bilman Bus.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Alicante with Vueling.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Alicante tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Bilbao to Alicante doesn't have to end in Alicante. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia to your Bilbao to Alicante trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Alicante today!

Before travelling from Bilbao to Alicante, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £43 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £47 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £1 one way.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Alicante 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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