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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 21 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:15Bilbao12h40 10:55Paris
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£351One-way
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22:15Bilbao12h40 10:55Paris
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£351One-way
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22:15Bilbao12h50 11:05Paris
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£351One-way
22:15Bilbao13h15 11:30Paris
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£351One-way
18:00Bilbao13h15 07:15Paris
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£391One-way

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Sat
21 May
£30Flixbus
£160Vueling
Sun
22 May
£43Alsa
£51Vueling
Mon
23 May
£30Flixbus
£44Vueling
Tue
24 May
£17Alsa
£88Iberia
Wed
25 May
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£41Vueling
Thu
26 May
£23Alsa
£55Vueling
Fri
27 May
£43Alsa
£133Eurowings
Sat
28 May
£52Alsa
£180Iberia
Sun
29 May
£89Flixbus
£145HOP!
Mon
30 May
£71BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
31 May
£18Flixbus
£113Vueling
Wed
1 Jun
£27Flixbus
£47Vueling
Thu
2 Jun
£23Alsa
£63Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£55Vueling
Sat
4 Jun
£23Alsa
£96Air Europa
Sun
5 Jun
£30Alsa
£71Vueling
Mon
6 Jun
£71BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
7 Jun
£88Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
8 Jun
£18Flixbus
£37Vueling
Thu
9 Jun
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£55Vueling

Travel Information between Bilbao and Paris

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£17 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 11 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £87 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air France

Travel 460 miles (742 km) by coach or flight between Bilbao and Paris. 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 £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bilbao to Paris.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Bilbao to Paris?

International travel from Bilbao, Spain to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Bilbao to Paris.

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 19/05/2022. 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.

How do you get from Bilbao to Paris?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Paris, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is about £69 less than a flight, which costs on average £87 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Paris from Bilbao?

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Bilbao and Paris

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

How many services a day are there from Bilbao to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Paris is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bilbao and Paris as scheduled services by coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Bilbao? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bilbao, Zorroza and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly leave from Bilbao and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Which travel operators can get me from Bilbao to Paris?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Bilbao to Paris for £17 on Omio.
  • Air France can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Bilbao to Paris for £87 on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bilbao to Paris?

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

How far in advance should I book my Bilbao to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £17 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £87 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.