There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao to Zaragoza by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza

$27 - $45

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Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bilbao to Saragosse 191.4 miles

$14 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias A

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Zaragoza 191.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Zaragoza (ZAZ) BIO - ZAZ

$74 - $314

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Zaragoza. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Zaragoza Delicias. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Zaragoza is 245 km. The road distance is 305.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Zaragoza without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs .

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The bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza takes 4 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bilbao to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Zaragoza train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Zaragoza is to bus which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Zaragoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bilbao to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Zaragoza station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Zaragoza, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Bilbao to Zaragoza 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Valencia, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Alicante, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Malaga, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zaragoza via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Bilbao to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bilbao to Saragosse
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Book at
blablacar.es

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Bilbao to Zaragoza train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Zaragoza Delicias station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Zaragoza is 306 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Bilbao to Zaragoza.

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easyJet, Ryanair, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Zaragoza Airport.

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Book your Bilbao to Zaragoza train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Bilbao to Zaragoza bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Zaragoza. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bilbao and Zaragoza. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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