There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, bus, train 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 from Bilbao  •  1 h 5 min

  1. BIO - MAD

$40 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

$37 - $57

4 alternative options

Bus to San Sebastian, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. EAS - MAD

$90 - $305

Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. A

$62 - $84

Train, bus  •  9 h 34 min

$50 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. 248.9 miles

$45 - $70

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

Air Europa and Iberia fly from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) every 2 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Basurto - Hospital to Cabañas de Virtus
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Cabaña Virtus to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 318 km. The road distance is 398 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 35€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arriving at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD), including transfers and time at the airport.