There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa by plane, car ferry, 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.

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Fly to Tangier, carferry  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Tangier (TNG) BIO - TNG
  2. Take the carferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$121 - $811

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Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Marbella Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Marbella to Tarifa 903

$46 - $65

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Fly to Malaga, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Malaga (AGP) BIO - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

$75 - $224

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$82 - $491

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$78 - $253

Train, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bahia-Sur A
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$138 - $191

Train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Algeciras Atr

$130 - $175

Bus Socibus  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Tarifa

$62 - $87

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa 673.9 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa. However, there are services departing from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arriving at Tarifa via Bilbao and Marbella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Tarifa is 843 km. The road distance is 1078.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa, including transfers.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bilbao station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa is to train which takes 14 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Tangier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Tarifa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa is 1078 km. It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa.

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TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Tangier Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa.
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  • Distance: 526.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa via Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, Bilbao-Abando, Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Algeciras, and Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station in around 14 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Tarifa via Termibus, Bilbao, and Marbella in around 17 h 44 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Valencia, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from San Fernando to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Marbella to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bilbao to Marbella
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Socibus
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125

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