There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 43 min

$14 - $39

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 79.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 79.1 miles

$14 - $22

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Cave of Altamira, ES-S, Spain?

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira via Santander and Santillana Del Mar in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Autobuses La Cantabrica
Phone
+34 (0) 942 720 822
Email
lacantabrica@lacantabrica.com
Website
lacantabrica.net
Bus from Santander to Santillana Del Mar
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
lacantabrica.net
Other operators
Taxi from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Radio Taxi Bilbao
Phone
+34 944 44 88 88
Website
taxibilbao.com
Wifi Taxi
Phone
+34 693 77 77 74
Website
wifi-taxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Cave of Altamira is 97 km. The road distance is 126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira is to taxi which takes 1 h 25 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Santillana Del Mar via Santander. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Bilbao to Cave of Altamira, including transfers.