There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra by bus, train, 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

Bus ALSA  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Logroño
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Estella 100 / ...

$23 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, bus via San Sebastián (Amara)  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián (Amara) to Estella (Lizarra)

$18 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus Autobuses La Union  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación L2
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Estella 100 / ...

$20 - $39

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Logrono A
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Estella 100 / ...

$24 - $39

Taxi  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra 85 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra 85 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Estella via Logroño. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Estella-Lizarra is 98 km. The road distance is 136.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 19€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra bus services, operated by La Estellesa, arrive at Estella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra is 136 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Estella-Lizarra. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra.
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  • Distance: 61.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Estella-Lizarra, Navarre, Spain?

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra via Logroño in around 3 h 25 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Logrono
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
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 Logroño
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
La Estellesa
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Logroño to Estella
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Estella
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Bus from San Sebastián (Amara) to Estella (Lizarra)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Logroño to Estella
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Pamplona to Estella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samar.es
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
La Union
Other operators
Taxi from Bilbao to Estella-Lizarra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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