There are 7 ways to get from Bilbao to Paris by bus, train, 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.

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Bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire K784
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$149 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus / ...

$30 - $150

5 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Paris 573.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Bilbao to Paris Orly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Paris Orly (ORY) BIO - ORY

$68 - $273

Fly Bilbao to Paris CDG  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Paris CDG (CDG) BIO - CDG

$69 - $254

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 21 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 Paris Orly (ORY) BIQ - ORY

$77 - $405

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 43 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 Paris CDG (CDG) BIQ - CDG

$68 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Paris is to bus which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Paris is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Paris is 743 km. The road distance is 917.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Bilbao to Paris, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Paris City Center - Bercy. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Paris every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and Iberia fly from Bilbao to Paris 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Paris - Porte de Charenton
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Bayonne, Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com

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