Duration 6h 34m
Distance 606.8 km
Average price 45€
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Barcelona and Bilbao takes 6h 34m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Barcelona 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.

Train

  1. Barcelona-Sants
  2. Bilbao
6h 39m
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40€ - 50€

Barcelona to Bilbao train times

Trains run once daily between Barcelona and Bilbao. The service departs Barcelona at 07:30 in the morning, which arrives into Bilbao at 14:04. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 6h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Barcelona 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 train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Bilbao-Abando. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bilbao is 468 km. The road distance is 606.8 km.

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Barcelona to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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Barcelona to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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What companies run services between Barcelona and Bilbao?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Bilbao-Abando once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 39m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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