There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

$40 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station Ouibus

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4

$32 - $52

Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A

$60 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) 248.9 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 318 km. The road distance is 398.2 km.

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

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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.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 198.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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 4 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Madrid Airport (MAD) twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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)
Bus operators

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