There are 3 ways to get from Bilbao to Irun by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Irun

$13 - $90

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc

$8 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Irun 74 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Irun is to train which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Irun is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Irun is 92 km. The road distance is 118.4 km.

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The bus from Bilbao to Irun takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Irun. Services depart every three hours, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Irun. However, there are services departing from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao and arriving at Irun-Colon via Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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There are 2040+ hotels available in Irun. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Irun.
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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Irun every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Euskotren operates a train from Bilbao to Irun hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
Bus operators
(+351) 253 267 730
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Irun - Estación Autobús
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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