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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Bergara Dg56b
  2. Take the train from Zumarraga to Pamplona Alv

€17 - €27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Aireportua/Aeropuerto to Bilbao Intermodal A3247
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación L2

€15 - €21

4 alternative options

Bus via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián Do50b
  2. Take the bus from Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1 to Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 Pamplona/Iruña - Donostia/San Sebastián / ...

€16 - €30

Bus via Eibar  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao Intermodal to Untzaga Plaza A3926
  2. Take the bus from Eibar to Pamplona

€16 - €23

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona 155.3 km

€15 - €22

Towncar  •  1h 43m

  1. Take a town car from Bilbao Airport to Pamplona 155.3 km

€45 - €95

Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona by bus

The bus journey time between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Pamplona is around 3h 6m and covers a distance of around 175 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h. Operated by BizkaiBus, Autobuses La Union and ALSA, the Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona bus service departs from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arrives in PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación. Typically 18 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 6m
Fastest bus time:
3h
Buses per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:00
Last bus departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona bus schedules

Bilbao Airport (BIO) → Pamplona
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona is to bus which costs €15 - €21 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona is to drive which costs €15 - €22 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona. However, there are services departing from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arriving at PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación via Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Pamplona is 116 km. The road distance is 155.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 15m and costs €17 - €27.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona, including transfers.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona bus services, operated by BizkaiBus, depart from Aireportua/Aeropuerto station.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona bus services, operated by Autobuses La Union, arrive at PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Pamplona. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 116.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Pamplona via Bilbao Intermodal and Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki in around 3h 46m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zumarraga to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Bergara
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Lurraldebus
BizkaiBus
Phone
+34 944 06 80 00
Website
web.bizkaia.eus
Bus from Aireportua/Aeropuerto to Bilbao Intermodal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
BizkaiBus
Bus from Bilbao Intermodal to Untzaga Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BizkaiBus
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Autobuses La Union
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 Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Eibar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
alsa.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 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1 to Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1 to Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Burundesa S.A.
Phone
948 30 35 05
Email
info@laburundesa.com
Website
laburundesa.com
Bus from Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1 to Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
La Burundesa S.A.
edsa
Phone
948 131 933
Email
edsa@edsa.es
Website
edsa.es
Bus from Eibar to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13
Schedules at
edsa.es
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bilbao Airport to Pamplona
Estimated price
€45 - €95

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