There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Elciego by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Haro A

$60 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Haro
  2. Take the bus from Haro to Cenicero

$44 - $66

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bilbao to Elciego 77.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Elciego 77.1 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Elciego is 87 km. The road distance is 123.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Elciego without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Bilbao to Elciego, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Elciego is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Elciego is 123 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Bilbao to Elciego.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Elciego. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Elciego.
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  • Distance: 54.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Elciego, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Bilbao to Elciego 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Elciego via Haro and Cenicero in around 2 h 35 min.

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 Haro
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
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 Haro
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Haro to Cenicero
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bilbao to Elciego
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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