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There are 8 ways to get from Belgium to Bilbao by plane, train, bus 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 from Brussels  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bilbao (BIO) BRU - BIO

$46 - $243

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bilbao (BIO) DUS - BIO

$119 - $267

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bilbao (BIO) AMS - BIO

$99 - $270

Train, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$250 - $320

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruselas to Bilbao

$67 - $112

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$162 - $247

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia N743
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Largo Recorrido

$76 - $126

Drive  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bilbao 763.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao is to bus which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao is to fly which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgium station to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Bilbao via San Sebastián. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 11 min.

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The distance between Belgium and Bilbao is 1001 km. The road distance is 1221.1 km.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Bilbao without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 4 min and costs 210€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Belgium to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Belgium to Bilbao bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Bilbao is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 40€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Belgium to Bilbao bus services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Belgium to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 625.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Belgium and Bilbao, Spain?

Brussels Airlines, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Schaerbeek to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Brussels to Bilbao 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bruselas to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgium to Bilbao is 1221 km. It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to drive from Belgium to Bilbao.

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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