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There are various ways of getting to Bilbao, both from within Spain and internationally; by plane, car, bus, train and boat!

By Bus: BUY YOUR TICKETS TO AND FROM BILBAO HERE. The main bus operator in the area is ALSA. Connections with Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Zaragoza, Pamplona and San Sebastian.

By Car: If you are travelling to Bilbao from Madrid you will need to take the National I motorway, or the Burgos Road (Carretera Burgos). If coming from Cantabria the AP-8 or the Cantrabria Motorway (Autopista del Cantabrico) and coming from the east of the peninsula you will need to travel on the AP-68.

From Madrid the car journey normally takes around 5 hours in good traffic. The journey by bus can take about an hour longer (6hrs).

By Plane: Bilbao has its very own International Airport (Loiu) which has replaced the old Sondika Airport. Situated in the municipality of Loiu, around 12 kms out of Bilbao centre, more than 5 millions passengers pass through its gates every year. There are connections to all the main Spanish and European cities.

By Train: Bilbao has three important train stations: ABANDO which has connections to Madrid and Barcelona as well as the south of Spain (adif); LA CONCORDIA which links to city to Santander and the rest of the Cantabrian coast; and EUSKOTREN which deals with the more local connections around Bilbao.

By Boat: Their are boat connections between Bilbao and the United Kingdom with lines that travel to Portsmouth in England. The companies that operate these lines are P&O and Transmediterranea. The ferries depart from the port terminal SANTURCE.

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Bus routes to Bilbao Bilbao

Route durationOperators Daily routes First arrivalLast arrivalfrom
Irun - Bilbao01h 45mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.500:2018:008 €
Andujar - Bilbao10h 15mSecorbus209:3009:3040 €
Santander - Bilbao01h 15mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.2104:3023:457 €
Medina de Pomar - Bilbao01h 35mNex Continental410:0021:157 €
Laredo - Bilbao00h 50mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.1607:3022:154 €
Barcelona Sants - Bilbao07h 30mViajes por Carretera606:3023:3050 €
Vigo - Bilbao10h 20mVigo Barcelona, S.a.109:2009:2042 €
Pamplona - Bilbao02h 00mLa Unión809:3022:3016 €
Badajoz - Bilbao12h 20mEnatcar121:2021:2060 €
Santoña - Bilbao01h 25mTurytrans1009:3022:156 €
Essen - Bilbao1d 01h 00mFlixbus108:0008:0052 €
Miranda de Ebro - Bilbao01h 00mNex Continental112:3012:307 €
Noja - Bilbao01h 45mTurytrans610:3022:157 €
Burgos - Bilbao01h 45mNex Continental810:0021:1514 €
San Sebastian - Bilbao01h 20mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.900:2022:057 €
Oviedo - Bilbao00h 18mA L S a317:2517:253 €
Villarcayo - Bilbao01h 50mNex Continental410:0021:158 €
Vitoria-Gasteiz - Bilbao01h 00mLa Unión3807:1823:337 €
Madrid - Bilbao06h 15mAlianza Bus314:4520:2039 €
Saldaña - Bilbao03h 35mEnatcar121:2021:2021 €
Barcelona - Bilbao15h 15mFlixbus304:3023:4529 €
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Buses from Bilbao to other locations. Prices, duration and departures Bilbao

Route durationOperators Daily routes First departureLast departurefrom
Bilbao - Laredo00h 50mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.1607:0023:454 €
Bilbao - Pamplona02h 00mLa Unión807:0020:3016 €
Bilbao - Bastida01h 20mLa Unión Alavesa310:0015:1510 €
Bilbao - Villasana de Mena00h 52mNex Continental506:3018:004 €
Bilbao - Haro01h 00mLa Unión Alavesa807:3020:009 €
Bilbao - Burgos01h 45mNex Continental706:3018:0014 €
Bilbao - Santander01h 15mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.1901:4523:457 €
Bilbao - Irun01h 30mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.604:3020:108 €
Bilbao - Stuttgart22h 10mFlixbus121:2521:2566 €
Bilbao - Madrid05h 50mEnatcar216:1516:1552 €
Bilbao - Torrelavega02h 00mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.3102:1520:159 €
Bilbao - Villarcayo01h 55mNex Continental406:3018:008 €
Bilbao - Oviedo00h 13mA L S a307:1707:173 €
Bilbao - Vivar del Cid02h 46mNex Continental406:3018:0013 €
Bilbao - Bercedo01h 07mNex Continental706:3019:005 €
Bilbao - Poza de la Sal02h 40mNex Continental118:3018:309 €
Bilbao - Trespaderne02h 00mNex Continental118:3018:307 €
Bilbao - Noja01h 20mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.907:0019:006 €
Bilbao - San Mamés de Campos03h 03mEnatcar108:1508:1518 €
Bilbao - Gijón04h 00mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.701:4518:0022 €
Bilbao - San Sebastian01h 10mRutas del Cantabrico S.l.1004:3020:107 €
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