There are 9 ways to get from Avignon to Bilbao by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Marseille, fly to Bilbao  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bilbao (BIO) MRS - BIO

$112 - $241

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Bus, train  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Centre to Hub Europe Alsa Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$33 - $46

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Train to Marseille, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) MRS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$129 - $306

Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$120 - $330

Train, train to Barcelona, fly to Bilbao  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
  3. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO

$95 - $231

Train  •  11 h 10 min

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

$137 - $189

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Bilbao

$45 - $75

Train, bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  4. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$150 - $256

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Bilbao 480.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Bilbao is to bus and train which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Bilbao is to train and fly and bus which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avignon and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Bilbao is 627 km. The road distance is 769.2 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Bilbao without a car is to train which takes 11 h 10 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Avignon to Bilbao, including transfers.

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

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Avignon to Bilbao train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Bilbao is to train which takes 11 h 10 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 392 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Bilbao via Zaragoza Delicias in around 11 h 10 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Avignon to Bilbao 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h 30 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 Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Marseille to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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
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
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $39
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
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.

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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 Avignon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Avignon City Centre to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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

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Avignon to Bilbao train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Bilbao is 769 km. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Avignon to Bilbao.

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

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There are 444+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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