There are 8 ways to get from Bilbao to Nantes by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Nantes

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the night bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère K781

$41 - $74

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Nantes 426.9 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Bilbao to Nantes  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Nantes (NTE) BIO - NTE

$94 - $254

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Nantes  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
  3. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Nantes (NTE) BIQ - NTE

$88 - $391

Bus, bus to Bordeaux, fly to Nantes  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
  3. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nantes (NTE) BOD - NTE

$96 - $392

Bus, bus to Pau, fly to Nantes  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Pau - Université
  3. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Nantes (NTE) PUF - NTE

$92 - $367

Fly Bilbao to Rennes, train  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Rennes (RNS) BIO - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$131 - $516

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

ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, Air France, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Bilbao to Nantes hourly.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $500
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Pau to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $500
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Bilbao to Rennes via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Pau to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Nantes
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Pau to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Biarritz to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Pau - Université
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bilbao to Nantes?

The distance between Bilbao and Nantes is 453 km. The road distance is 683 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Nantes?

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Nantes is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 8 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Bilbao to Nantes?

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Nantes is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs 75€ - 210€.

Is there a direct bus between Bilbao and Nantes?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Nantes. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

How long does it take to get from Bilbao to Nantes?

The bus from Bilbao to Nantes takes 8 h including transfers and departs once daily.