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Duration 8h 30m
Distance 584.6 km
Average price 55€
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The bus between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao takes 8h 30m. The bus runs, on average, once a week from Santiago de Compostela 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

  1. Santiago De Compostela
  2. Bilbao
9h 45m
Bookable on Rome2rio
30€ - 75€

Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao bus times

Buses run once a week between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao. The service departs Santiago de Compostela at 11:50 in the morning, which arrives into Bilbao at 20:20. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 8h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao is 458 km. The road distance is 584.6 km.

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Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bilbao station.

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What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao?

ALSA operates a bus from Santiago De Compostela to Bilbao 3 times a day. Tickets cost 55€ - 75€ and the journey takes 9h 45m. FlixBus also services this route once a week.
Bus operators
ALSA
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€

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 Santiago De Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

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 Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MonBus
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
monbus.es

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