There are 11 ways to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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 to Bilbao  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bilbao (BIO) ATH - BIO

$111 - $342

Cheapest option

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  11 h 3 min

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

$106 - $361

9 alternative options

Fly to Santander, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Santander (SDR) ATH - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$108 - $265

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to San Sebastian (EAS) ATH - EAS
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$166 - $332

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Pamplona (PNA) ATH - PNA
  2. Take the bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA - Estación to Bilbo/Bilbao

$179 - $387

Train, bus  •  45 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$254 - $379

Bus Georg  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bilbao

$366 - $503

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Bilbao

$132 - $195

Bus, train  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Brodske
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Nice Ville D
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Zaragoza Delicias Ave
  5. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$462 - $584

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Padova to Bilbao

$229 - $475

Drive  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra 2143.1 miles

$500 - $750

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Bilbo Zaharra, Spain?

Lufthansa, Iberia and 13 other airlines fly from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra via Sofia in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Athens to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Athens to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Athens to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Athens to Pamplona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Athens to Santander via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Athens to Santander via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Athens to Santander via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Athens to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Russian Railways
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
alsa.com
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA - Estación to Bilbo/Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
La Union
Simeonidis Tours
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68 - $72
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
41 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$330 - $430
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
43 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Brodske
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$111
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$104 - $106
Aircraft-type seats
$126 - $129
2 bed inside cabin
$332 - $335
3 bed outside cabin
$290 - $340

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra?

The distance between Athens and Bilbo Zaharra is 2313 km. The road distance is 3429 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra is to bus which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 2 days 8 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra is to fly which takes 8 h 51 min and costs 90€ - 280€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Bilbo Zaharra?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Bilbao via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra?

It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Athens to Bilbo Zaharra, including transfers.