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Trip Barcelona Bilbao

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Barcelona to Bilbao

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How to get from Barcelona to Bilbao?

We are suggesting 7 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Barcelona Bilbao. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Barcelona and Bilbao on a map as well as the route Barcelona Bilbao and the different connecting points (Bilbao Airport, Bilbao-Abando Railway Station, Bilbao Coach Station, Bilbao (Termibus station) Coach Station, Barcelona-Sants Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Barcelona Bilbao

For your trip from Barcelona (Spain) to Bilbao (Spain) with a distance of 292 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Barcelona Bilbao is a direct bound.
Trains Alvia of Renfe to Bilbao leave from Barcelona-Sants railway station in Barcelona. Arrival in Bilbao will take place at Bilbao-Abando station (2.2 mi from the city centre).
The direct flight Barcelona > Bilbao will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Barcelona and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bilbao (Bilbao airport, IATA code: BIO) operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle or Vueling Airlines.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Barcelona-Bilbao that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of ALSA in Barcelona. The bus will drop you off at Bilbao bus station (2.2 mi from Bilbao, Spain). Please make sure to show up on time at Barcelone Sants bus station (0.2 mi from Barcelona) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bilbao.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Barcelona-Bilbao.

Which carriers to travel between Barcelona and Bilbao?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Barcelona-Bilbao (292.7 mi)
Norwegian Air Shuttle carries out a flight from Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Barcelona to Bilbao (arrival at Bilbao BIO airport)
Vueling Airlines flies on the route from Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport (located 8.1 mi from Barcelona, Spain) to Bilbao (serving Bilbao BIO airport)
Bus companies
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service from the bus station of Barcelone Sants in Barcelona and to the one of Bilbao ( Spain)
Railway companies
Renfe provides a rail connection Barcelona-Bilbao with the train Alvia from Barcelona-Sants railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bilbao-Abando at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Barcelona or cities to visit near Bilbao

When travelling from Bilbao to Barcelona by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Zaragoza, Logrono located at 60 mi from Bilbao, Vitoria 32 mi away from Bilbao (Spain). If you have some time on your way to Bilbao or back to Barcelona, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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