There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay 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 to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) BIO - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Le Puy En Velay

121€ - 431€

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Bayonne  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Bayonne 786 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne, Bayonne to Saint-Étienne, Saint-Etienne
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

65€ - 105€

4 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Lyon (LYS) BIO - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

93€ - 338€

Bus, train  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Saint-etienne
  2. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

80€ - 116€

Bus, train #2  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Saint Etienne
  2. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

80€ - 116€

Drive  •  8h 23m

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay 855.2 km

100€ - 160€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay is to bus and train via Bayonne which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 14h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Le Puy-en-Velay is 575 km. The road distance is 855.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 55m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay is 855 km. It takes approximately 8h 23m to drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Le Puy-en-Velay. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay.
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  • Distance: 574.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 46m

What companies run services between Bilbao Airport (BIO), Spain and Le Puy-en-Velay, France?

There is no direct connection from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Le Puy-en-Velay. However, you can fly to Clermont-Ferrand, take the walk to Republique, take the bus to Parc SNCF, take the walk to Clermont Ferrand, then take the train to Le Puy-en-Velay. Alternatively, you can fly to Lyon, take the walk to Lyon Airport, take the Rhonexpress to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, take the walk to Lyon Part Dieu, take the train to St Etienne Chateaucreux, then take the train to Le Puy-en-Velay.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Bilbao to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Bilbao to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 110€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Clermont Ferrand to Le Puy En Velay
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 26€
1st Class
36€ - 38€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
Train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 17€
1st Class
22€ - 24€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao to Saint-etienne
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayonne, Bayonne to Saint-Étienne, Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 San Sebastián to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Saint Etienne
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Sebastian to Bayonne Quai de Lesseps
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR

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