There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam 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.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Bilbao  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bilbao (BIO) AMS - BIO

$63 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Ouibus

$51 - $70

7 alternative options

Fly Amsterdam to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Biarritz (BIQ) AMS - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$113 - $354

Train to Brussels, fly to Bilbao  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bilbao (BIO) BRU - BIO

$110 - $314

Train, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Tha
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
  4. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$257 - $319

Train  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$284 - $387

Bus Eurolines FR  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao

$184 - $268

Bus ALSA  •  46 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Bilbao

$83 - $133

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bilbao 886.6 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bilbao is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 19 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bilbao is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 200€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bilbao is 1168 km. The road distance is 1419 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Amsterdam to Bilbao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Bilbao via San Sebastián. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Flandres, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bilbao, Spain?

KLM, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bilbao hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Flandres, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 16 h 36 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Biarritz via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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