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Duration 8h 20m
Distance 331.7 km
Average price 35€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Bordeaux and Bilbao takes 8h 20m and the fastest bus takes 5h 13m. The bus runs, on average, 6 times per week from Bordeaux to Bilbao. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Donostia / San Sebastián

  1. Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Zarautz
  3. Bilbao
4h 29m
19€ - 44€

Bordeaux to Bilbao bus times

Buses run six times a week between Bordeaux and Bilbao. The earliest departure is at 02:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Bordeaux is at 21:15 which arrives into Bilbao at 07:43. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Bilbao, Bilbao. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Bilbao is 257 km. The road distance is 331.7 km.

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Bordeaux to Bilbao bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Bilbao bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bilbao, Bilbao station.

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Book your Bordeaux to Bilbao bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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What companies run services between Bordeaux and Bilbao?

You can take a bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao via San Sebastián and Zarautz in around 4h 29m.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com

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