There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao to Dublin by plane, bus, car, car ferry, train or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Bilbao  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Dublin (DUB) BIO - DUB

$66 - $225

4 alternative options

Bus to Biarritz, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Dublin (DUB) BIQ - DUB

$107 - $517

Drive, carferry  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Cherbourg
  2. Take the carferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$176 - $287

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  34 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$143 - $250

Car ferry, carferry, train  •  45 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
  2. Take the carferry from Roscoff to Rosslare
  3. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock

$181 - $494

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Dublin is 1146 km.

The best way to get from Bilbao to Dublin without a car is to bus and train and bus and ferry which takes 34 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Bilbao to Dublin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Dublin is 1 h behind Bilbao. It is currently 6:15 AM in Bilbao and 5:15 AM in Dublin.

Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Air France offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1188+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $103 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 .

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 716.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Air France and two other airlines fly from Bilbao to Dublin 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Roscoff to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.fr
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $350

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