There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to London by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Bilbao to London Heathrow  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Heathrow (LHR) BIO - LHR

$88 - $242

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Fly Bilbao to Southend, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Southend (SEN) BIO - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$50 - $228

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Fly Bilbao to London Gatwick  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Gatwick (LGW) BIO - LGW

$62 - $217

Fly Bilbao to London Stansted  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Stansted (STN) BIO - STN

$67 - $217

Bus to Santander, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to London Stansted (STN) SDR - STN

$68 - $265

Bus to Biarritz, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to London Stansted (STN) BIQ - STN

$83 - $518

Bus  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$70 - $110

Car ferry, drive  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
  2. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$148 - $677

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$346 - $425

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Londres Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 22 h.

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The distance between Bilbao and London is 941 km.

The best way to get from Bilbao to London without a car is to bus which takes 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Bilbao to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to London is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Bilbao to London bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1 h behind Bilbao. It is currently 10:40 PM in Bilbao and 9:40 PM in London.

British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Iberia and Air France offer flights from Bilbao Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to London.
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  • Distance: 587.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and London, England?

British Airways, Air France and three other airlines fly from Bilbao to London every 3 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to London once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 22 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bilbao to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Santander to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $150
Flights from Santander to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $150
Flights from Biarritz to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Biarritz to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.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 Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$130 - $170
Car
$450 - $650

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