Duration 2 days 16h
Distance 2267.9 km
Average price 500€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Budapest and Bilbao takes 2 days 16h. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Budapest 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.


  1. Budapest-Deli
  2. Zürich HB
  3. Geneve
  4. Avignon Tgv
  5. Zaragoza-Delicias
  6. Bilbao
29h 52m
384€ - 631€

Budapest to Bilbao train times

Trains run five times a week between Budapest and Bilbao. The service departs Budapest at 05:45 in the morning, which arrives into Bilbao at 22:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 16h. 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 Budapest 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.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Deli and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Zürich HB, Geneve, Avignon Tgv and Zaragoza-Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 52m.

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The distance between Budapest and Bilbao is 1772 km. The road distance is 2267.9 km.

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Budapest to Bilbao train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Budapest-Deli station.

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

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There are 715+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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