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from Paris to Bilbao

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Bilbao on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:30Paris12h15 10:45Bilbao
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£581One-way
Cheapest
16:30Paris13h10 05:40Bilbao
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£481One-way
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16:30Paris13h10 05:40Bilbao
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£481One-way
22:30Paris12h15 10:45Bilbao
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£1171One-way
13:30Paris Orly Airport9h30 23:00Bilbao
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£6151One-way

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Mon
25 Oct
£79Alsa
£527Air Europa
Tue
26 Oct
£43Eurolines Switzerland
£290Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£34Alsa
£233Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£34Alsa
£290Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£34Alsa
£243Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£30Alsa
£152Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£26Alsa
£187HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£34Alsa
£216Iberia
Tue
2 Nov
£30Alsa
£165Vueling
Wed
3 Nov
£26Alsa
£112Vueling
Thu
4 Nov
£26Alsa
£85Vueling
Fri
5 Nov
£26Alsa
£87Air Europa
Sat
6 Nov
£26Alsa
£91Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£26Alsa
£57Vueling
Mon
8 Nov
£43Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
9 Nov
£26Alsa
£118HOP!
Wed
10 Nov
£26Alsa
£187Vueling
Thu
11 Nov
£26Alsa
£209Vueling
Fri
12 Nov
£22Alsa
£87Iberia
Sat
13 Nov
£25Flixbus
£81Vueling
Sun
14 Nov
£26Alsa
£39Vueling

Travel Information from Paris to Bilbao

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£27 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Travel 460 miles (742 km) by flight or coach from Paris to Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Bilbao.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Bilbao, Spain from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; 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 to Bilbao from Paris.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Bilbao, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Bilbao?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Bilbao here.

What are my Paris to Bilbao travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Bilbao: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Bilbao?

The cheapest way from Paris to Bilbao is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A coach is generally £56 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £83 from Paris to Bilbao.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Bilbao?

The fastest way from Paris to Bilbao is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options between Paris and Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by coach can take on average 11 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Bilbao

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Bilbao is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.

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

When going from Paris to Bilbao, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Bilbao?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Bilbao:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Bilbao, Zorroza.
Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Bilbao?

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

  • Air Europa can take you to Bilbao by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Paris to Bilbao for £83.
  • Flixbus can take you to Bilbao by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Paris to Bilbao for £27.
Can I find a direct route from Paris to Bilbao?

Yes, there are direct services available to Bilbao from Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with.
  • You'll find 3 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, Alsa or Eurolines Switzerland.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bilbao as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paris to Bilbao.

Where should I go next after I travel between Paris and Bilbao?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Bilbao often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket to Bilbao from Paris online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £83 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £27 one way on average for this trip.

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