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from Bilbao to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bilbao to Paris on 8 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:25Bilbao1h40 17:05Paris Orly Airport
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£411One-way
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18:00Bilbao13h15 07:15Paris
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£391One-way
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08:55Bilbao4h40 13:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1081One-way
08:30Bilbao13h30 22:00Paris
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£391One-way
07:00Bilbao6h35 13:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£951One-way

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Wed
8 Dec
£39Alsa
£41Vueling
Thu
9 Dec
£26Alsa
£86Vueling
Fri
10 Dec
£30Alsa
£24Vueling
Sat
11 Dec
£26Alsa
£74Air Europa
Sun
12 Dec
£26Alsa
£28Vueling
Mon
13 Dec
£16Flixbus
£67Vueling
Tue
14 Dec
£26Alsa
£78Air Europa
Wed
15 Dec
£26Alsa
£66Vueling
Thu
16 Dec
£26Alsa
£69Vueling
Fri
17 Dec
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£33Vueling
Sat
18 Dec
£30Alsa
£68Air Europa
Sun
19 Dec
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£24Vueling
Mon
20 Dec
£26Alsa
£60Vueling
Tue
21 Dec
£26Alsa
£69Vueling
Wed
22 Dec
£30Alsa
£115Lufthansa
Thu
23 Dec
£39Alsa
£94Air Europa
Fri
24 Dec
£35Flixbus
£94Air Europa
Sat
25 Dec
£35Flixbus
£94Air Europa
Sun
26 Dec
£39Alsa
£111Air Europa
Mon
27 Dec
£39Alsa
£99Air Europa

Travel Information to Paris from Bilbao

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£18 - £162
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 11 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £162 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Travel 460 miles (742 km) by flight or coach to Paris from Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Bilbao to Paris.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Paris from Bilbao?

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

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 06/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Paris from Bilbao.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Bilbao, Spain from Paris, France?

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

Is my journey back to Bilbao from Paris restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bilbao from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 07/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Bilbao to Paris?

There are 2 ways to get from Bilbao to Paris: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from Bilbao?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Paris, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is about £144 less than a flight, which costs on average £162 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Bilbao?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 30 min   on average.

How far is it from Bilbao to Paris?

The distance from Bilbao to Paris is approximately 460 miles (742 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Bilbao and in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bilbao to Paris:

  • Flights mostly leave from Bilbao and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Bilbao at Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
Who can get me from Bilbao to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bilbao to Paris:

  • You can take a flight from Bilbao to Paris with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £162 with Vueling from Bilbao to Paris.
  • You can take a coach from Bilbao to Paris with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £18 with Flixbus from Bilbao to Paris.
Is there a way to travel directly from Bilbao to Paris?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with Vueling.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Paris with Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Bilbao to Paris?
Many of our customers travelling from Bilbao to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your Bilbao and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Bilbao to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bilbao to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £162 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £18 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Bilbao online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.