There are 5 ways to get from Arcachon to Bilbao by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Arcachon to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Bilbao Ouibus

$15 - $21

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Hendaye  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Facture Biganos to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Ouibus

$46 - $73

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao

$76 - $117

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Facture Biganos to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$49 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Arcachon to Bilbao 206.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arcachon to Bilbao is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arcachon to Bilbao is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Arcachon and Bilbao is 209 km. The road distance is 330.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Arcachon to Bilbao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcachon to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Arcachon and arriving at Bilbao via Bordeaux City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arcachon to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Arcachon and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Facture Biganos, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Arcachon, France and Bilbao, Spain?

You can take a bus from Arcachon to Bilbao via Bordeaux City Center in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Arcachon to Bilbao via Facture Biganos, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 7 h 51 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Facture Biganos to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arcachon to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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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