Directions from Bilbao to Calais

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  15 h 3 min

$92 - $128

8 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. 749.8 miles

$160 - $240

Fly Bilbao to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. BIO - ORY

$125 - $347

Fly Bilbao to Brussels, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. BIO - BRU

$104 - $339

Fly Bilbao to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. BIO - CDG

$114 - $324

Fly Bilbao to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. BIO - AMS

$164 - $374

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

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Calais via Hernani in around 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Biarritz to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Biarritz to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$65 - $68
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Hernani
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Hernani to Calais
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Calais is 928 km. The road distance is 1200 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Calais is to bus and train which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 15 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Calais is to fly and train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 95€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Calais. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Calais via Hernani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 15 h 3 min to get from Bilbao to Calais, including transfers.