You can get from Bilbao to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bilbao to Madrid on 9 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||200 miles (322 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£29 - £48|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £29 • 4 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £48 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Iberia or Renfe|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 200 miles (322 km) between Bilbao and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Iberia or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Bilbao to Madrid.
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There are 3 travel options from Bilbao to Madrid: coach, flight or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Madrid. Tickets for a coach cost on average £29.
This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:
A coach journey is usually £19 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £48 for the same trip.
A coach is £12 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bilbao to Madrid costing on average £41.
The fastest way to get to Madrid from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 15 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 6 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 200 miles (322 km) from Bilbao to Madrid.
The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Madrid is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Madrid from Bilbao as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bilbao to Madrid:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Bilbao to Madrid with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Bilbao to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Bilbao to Madrid 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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