There are 10 ways to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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

Fly Bilbao to Malaga, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Malaga (AGP) BIO - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Fuengirola to La Linea De La Concepcion

$75 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to La Linea de la Concepcion

$41 - $46

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Bus to Santander, fly to Malaga, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Malaga (AGP) SDR - AGP
  3. Take the bus from Fuengirola to La Linea De La Concepcion

$96 - $377

Fly Bilbao to Jerez, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

$85 - $500

Fly Bilbao to Sevilla, train, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
  3. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

$77 - $267

Fly Bilbao to Tangier, car ferry  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Tangier (TNG) BIO - TNG
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$124 - $863

Fly Bilbao to Granada, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Granada (GRX) BIO - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Algeciras

$98 - $416

Train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Roque-La Linea Atr

$126 - $166

Bus Socibus  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Tarifa

$69 - $114

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Gibraltar 660.4 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar is to bus which costs 34€ - 40€ and takes 13 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Gibraltar. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at La Linea de la Concepcion via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Gibraltar is 818 km. The road distance is 1056.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar without a car is to train which takes 12 h 28 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Gibraltar bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bilbao station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar is to train which takes 12 h 28 min and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 34€ - 40€ and takes 13 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 511.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Gibraltar?

You can take a train from Bilbao to Gibraltar via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, San Roque-La Linea, Estación de San Roque, Taraguillas, and Bar La Redonda in around 12 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Gibraltar via Madrid - South Station and Madrid in around 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Santander to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Valencia, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Bilbao to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Tangier via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Roque-La Linea
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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 Fuengirola to La Linea De La Concepcion
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to La Linea de la Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
Socibus
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43 - $48
Standard Car
$115 - $130
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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