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There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Irun by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Irun

$8 - $90

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bilbao to Irun 74.1 miles

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$8 - $12

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 rideshare which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 38 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Irun. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. 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 via Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 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 best way to get from Bilbao to Irun without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 7€ - 80€.

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

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Bilbao to Irun bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Irun train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Irun is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 7€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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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 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Three 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
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 Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Irun - Estación Autobús
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Pesa
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Bilbao to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bilbao to Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Book at
blablacar.es

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Bilbao to Irun bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Irun station.

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Bilbao to Irun train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Amara-Donostia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Irun is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Bilbao to Irun.

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There are 1733+ hotels available in Irun. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bilbao and Irun. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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