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There are 7 ways to get from Bilbao to Avignon by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus ALSA  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Avignon Ouibus

$28 - $75

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Train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias A
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Avignon TGV Ave

$135 - $192

Bus Isilines  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Avignon - Gare Routière

$81 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Avignon 481 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Bilbao to Marseille, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Marseille (MRS) BIO - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$111 - $240

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre

$118 - $328

Fly Bilbao to Montpellier, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Montpellier (MPL) BIO - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre

$91 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Avignon is to bus which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Avignon is to bus and fly and train which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Avignon. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Avignon TGV via Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Avignon is 627 km. The road distance is 769.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Avignon without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 24€ - 65€.

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The bus from Bilbao to Avignon takes 10 h 15 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Avignon is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 24€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 11 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 392 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Avignon, France?

ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Avignon twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min. Ouibus also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Avignon via Zaragoza Delicias in around 11 h 31 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Montpellier via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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 Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Avignon
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Avignon
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bayonne to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Bilbao to Avignon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Avignon is 770 km. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Bilbao to Avignon.

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Brussels Airlines, Aer Lingus, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1667+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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

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