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

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  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv

165€ - 222€

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 783 / ...

40€ - 95€

5 alternative options

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Gare Montparnasse 915.6 km

110€ - 170€

Fly Bilbao to Paris CDG  •  4h 58m

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

56€ - 432€

Night bus to Biarritz, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from Bilbao to Biarritz - Airport
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Paris Orly (ORY) BIQ - ORY

69€ - 231€

Night bus to Biarritz, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the night bus from Bilbao to Biarritz - Airport
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Paris CDG (CDG) BIQ - CDG

63€ - 208€

Fly Bilbao to Paris Orly  •  6h 48m

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

77€ - 195€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Paris is to bus which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Paris is to fly which costs 55€ - 440€ and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao, Bilbao and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Bilbao and Paris is 743 km. The road distance is 915.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Paris without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 48m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Bilbao to Paris, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Paris is to bus which takes 11h 50m and costs 40€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 440€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Bilbao to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Paris.
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  • Distance: 743 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine every 4 hours. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 11h 50m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Air France and two other airlines fly from Bilbao to Paris 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 480€
Flights from Biarritz to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 480€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Biarritz to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
174€ - 176€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Bilbao to Biarritz - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Paris is 916 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Bilbao to Paris.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Bilbao to Paris bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 6627+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 34 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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