There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Lourdes by bus, train 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.

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Bus Conda  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación L2
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Lourdes

$41 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Tarbes 786

$20 - $36

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$48 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Lourdes 183.5 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Lourdes is to bus which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Lourdes is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki and arriving at Lourdes via Pamplona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao and arriving at Lourdes via Amara-Donostia, Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Lourdes is 234 km. The road distance is 293.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Lourdes without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Bilbao to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bilbao, Bilbao station.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Lourdes is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 46 min.

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  • Distance: 146.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Lourdes via PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación and Pamplona in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Lourdes via Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, Hendaye, and Bayonne in around 7 h 46 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
La Union
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Conda
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
conda.es
Bus from Pamplona to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
conda.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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