There are 8 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Bilbao  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bilbao (BIO) MRS - BIO

$94 - $216

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Bus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Marsella to Bilbao K784 / ...

$33 - $156

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Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) MRS - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$111 - $281

Fly to Santander, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Santander (SDR) MRS - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to Baracaldo/Barakaldo

$72 - $314

Train  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Zaragoza Delicias Ave
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$142 - $208

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  3. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$139 - $205

Bus, train  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$38 - $58

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao 516.2 miles

$110 - $160

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No, there is no direct bus from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Gare Routiere Quai 01 and arriving at Bilbao via Marsella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Aix-en-Provence and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Marseille-St-Charles, Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 44 min.

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The distance between Aix-en-Provence and Bilbao is 677 km. The road distance is 825.9 km.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao without a car is to train which takes 12 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Marsella station.

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Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 15 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Bilbao Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 423.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Aix-en-Provence, France and Bilbao, Spain?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao via Gare TGV, Aix-en-Provence TGV, and Zaragoza Delicias in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Marseille to Santander via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Santander via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Marseille to Santander via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
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 Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to Baracaldo/Barakaldo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Marsella to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao is 826 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Aix-en-Provence to Bilbao.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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