There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Burgos Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Leon Ouibus

$14 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Universidad Vitoria/Gasteiz c/Nieves Cano sentido Vitoria/Gasteiz L7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Palencia A / ...
  3. Take the train from Palencia to Leon Ave / ...

$60 - $86

Train via Palencia  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda de Ebro A
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Palencia A / ...
  3. Take the train from Palencia to Leon Ave / ...

$61 - $99

Train Renfe Feve  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Basurto - Hospital to León

$32

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León 215.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon

$90 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León is to train which costs 27€ - 28€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and León is 231 km. The road distance is 345.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León. However, there are services departing from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arriving at Leon via Bilbao and Burgos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León. However, there are services departing from Elotxelerri-Loiu and arriving at Leon via Bilbao-Abando, Miranda de Ebro and Palencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León is to bus which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 11€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 7 h 12 min.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao Abando station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León.
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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León via Termibus, Bilbao, and Burgos in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León via Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, Bilbao-Abando, Miranda de Ebro, and Palencia in around 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Palencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Palencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Leon
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Basurto - Hospital to León
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Burgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Burgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Burgos to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Universidad Vitoria/Gasteiz c/Nieves Cano sentido Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
La Union

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