There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León 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  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Leon (LEN) BIO - LEN

$145 - $574

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Basurto - Hospital to León

$32 - $57

3 alternative options

Train via Bilbao-Abando  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon Ic

$49 - $69

Bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Oviedo
  2. Take the bus from Oviedo to Leon

$65 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

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

$40 - $60

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León twice daily. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Basurto - Hospital to León
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
alsa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and León is 231 km. The road distance is 345 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León is to train which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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 Oviedo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to León, including transfers.