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There are 7 ways to get from Bilbao to Limoges by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins

$95 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Brive-la-Gaillarde Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges Ouibus

$23 - $33

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Train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins

$78 - $123

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Limoges 347.6 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Limoges  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Limoges (LIG) BIQ - LIG

$223 - $1,057

Fly Bilbao to Bordeaux, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Bordeaux (BOD) BIO - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins

$127 - $362

Fly Bilbao to Limoges  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Limoges (LIG) BIO - LIG

$142 - $626

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Limoges is to bus which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Limoges is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Limoges via Brive-la-Gaillarde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao and arriving at Limoges-Benedictins via Amara-Donostia, Hendaye and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Limoges is 437 km. The road distance is 556.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Limoges without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Bilbao to Limoges, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Limoges is to bus which takes 9 h 5 min and costs 19€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 10 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 9 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 273.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Limoges, France?

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Limoges via Brive-la-Gaillarde in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Limoges via Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, Hendaye, and Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Biarritz to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Brussels, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Madrid, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Sevilla, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Barcelona, Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Biarritz to Limoges via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Madrid, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Geneva, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Palma Mallorca, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Limoges via Paris CDG, Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.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 Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Biarritz Airport to Limoges Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Bilbao to Limoges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Limoges station.

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Bilbao to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges-Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Limoges is 556 km. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Bilbao to Limoges.

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Hop!, Chalair Aviation, Air France and Twin Jet offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Limoges Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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