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.

Recommended option

Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 29 min

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

$61 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to San Sebastián Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Hub Europe Alsa > Saint-Sébastien > Bilbao > Salamanque > Ciudad Rodrigo > Vilar Formoso > Guarda > Viseu > Aveiro > Santa Maria Da Feira > Vila Nova De Gaia > Porto Campo 24 Agosto > Porto Casa Da Musica / ...

$45 - $64

6 alternative options

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 27 min

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

$102 - $301

Train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$220 - $265

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$151 - $227

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruselas to Bilbao

$78 - $113

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao

$142 - $258

Drive  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bilbao 763.2 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Belgium and Bilbao, Spain?

Brussels Airlines, Air Europa and five other airlines fly from Schaerbeek to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Bilbao via Gare Du Midi, Bruxelles Midi, Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 14 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
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
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
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
$55 - $85
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belgium to Bilbao?

The distance between Belgium and Bilbao is 1001 km. The road distance is 1221 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao?

The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao?

The quickest way to get from Belgium to Bilbao is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 50€ - 200€.

Is there a direct bus between Belgium and Bilbao?

No, there is no direct bus from Belgium to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station and arriving at Bilbao via San Sebastián. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Belgium to Bilbao?

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Belgium to Bilbao, including transfers.