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There are 6 ways to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus Lurraldebus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Largo Recorrido

$17 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus Iberocoach  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao K784

$10 - $91

4 alternative options

Bus Transportes Pesa  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Biarritz Airport to Bilbao

$16 - $24

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$21 - $36

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$19 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao 91.2 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao is to bus which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Biarritz Airport and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Biarritz and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Biarritz Airport (BIQ) and Bilbao is 115 km. The road distance is 146 km.

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The best way to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs 15€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bayona station.

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Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Amara-Donostia station.

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The best way to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs 15€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 71.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Biarritz Airport (BIQ), France and Bilbao, Spain?

You can take a bus from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao via San Sebastian, SanchoSabio 33, Maria Cristina pte./zubia, and San Sebastián in around 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, Euskotren operates a train from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
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 Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
pesa.net
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
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
$75 - $90
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 Bayonne, Bayonne to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao is 146 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Biarritz Airport (BIQ) to Bilbao.

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