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There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BIO - AMS

$63 - $214

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam

$75 - $120

Bus Eurolines FR  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Amsterdam

$181 - $273

Drive  •  13h 20m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Amsterdam 886.5 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 19h 30m.

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The distance between Bilbao and Amsterdam is 1168 km. The road distance is 1418.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam without a car is to bus which takes 19h 30m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 50€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Bilbao to Amsterdam bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 729.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Vueling Airlines, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Bilbao to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 19h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
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 Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Amsterdam is 1418 km. It takes approximately 13h 20m to drive from Bilbao to Amsterdam.

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Air France, easyJet, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2655+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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