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Duration 13h 7m
Distance 584.6 km
Average price 60€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao takes 13h 7m. There is at least one train per day 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.

Train

  1. Santiago De Compostela
  2. Segovia Guiomar
  3. Bilbao
9h 50m
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64€ - 80€

Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao train times

Trains run once daily between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao. The service departs Santiago de Compostela at 08:09 in the morning, which arrives into Bilbao at 21:16. All services require a transfer at SEGOVIA GUIOMAR and take an average of 13h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Segovia Guiomar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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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 train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao?

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao via Segovia Guiomar in around 9h 50m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 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 Santiago De Compostela to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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