There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax by bus, train or car

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Bus Iberocoach, train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$62 - $119

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Otxarkoaga-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Dax Tgv

$29 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus ALSA, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Dax Tgv

$38 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax 126.8 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax. However, there are services departing from Elotxelerri-Loiu and arriving at Dax via Otxarkoaga-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Dax is 156 km. The road distance is 202.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax, including transfers.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Otxarkoaga-Bilbao station.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax is 203 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Dax. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax.
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  • Distance: 97.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bilbao Airport (BIO), Spain and Dax, France?

You can take a train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Dax via Otxarkoaga-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, and Hendaye in around 7 h 4 min.

Train operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Dax
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Dax
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $33
Train from Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Otxarkoaga-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
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 Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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