There are 3 ways to get from Bilbao to Islares by 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

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Castro Urdiales
  2. Take the bus from Castro Urdiales to Islares

$30 - $46

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bilbao to Islares 26 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Islares 26 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Islares. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Islares via Castro Urdiales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

More details

The distance between Bilbao and Islares is 34 km. The road distance is 41.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bilbao to Islares without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Bilbao to Islares, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Islares is 42 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Bilbao to Islares.

Get driving directions

Book your Bilbao to Islares bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

Search and book

There are 290+ hotels available in Islares. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Bilbao to Islares.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Islares via Castro Urdiales in around 1 h 47 min.

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 Castro Urdiales
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Castro Urdiales to Islares
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bilbao to Islares
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Radio Taxi Bilbao
Phone
+34 944 44 88 88
Website
taxibilbao.com
Wifi Taxi
Phone
+34 693 77 77 74
Website
wifi-taxi.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including The beginner’s guide to the 2018 World Nomad Games, Travel Insider: Top Japan travel tips by Beatrix Holland and The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube - to help you get the most out of your next trip.