There are 7 ways to get from Bilbao to A Coruña by plane, train, bus, night train, rideshare 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 A Coruna  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to A Coruna (LCG) BIO - LCG

$68 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to A Coruña/La Coruña Ouibus

$23 - $65

5 alternative options

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna

$74 - $244

Train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Orense-Empalme Ic
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to A Coruna A / ...

$98 - $125

Train, Trenhotel  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon Ic
  2. Take the Trenhotel from León to Estación de San Cristóbal Atlantico / ...

$93 - $126

Rideshare  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bilbao to La Corogne 342.1 miles

$39

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to A Coruña 342.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to A Coruña is to rideshare which costs 33€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to A Coruña is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at A Coruña/La Coruña. Services depart twice daily, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to A Coruña. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at A Coruna via Orense-Empalme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and A Coruña is 443 km. The road distance is 548.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to A Coruña without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs 20€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Bilbao to A Coruña, including transfers.

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Bilbao to A Coruña bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to A Coruña train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to A Coruña is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 55€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to A Coruña.
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  • Distance: 276.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and A Coruña, Spain?

Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Bilbao to A Coruña hourly. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to A Coruña twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
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 Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Night train from León to Estación de San Cristóbal
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 A Coruña/La Coruña
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
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 Coruna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bilbao to La Corogne
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
blablacar.es

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