There are 10 ways to get from Bilbao to Perpignan by train, 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

Train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. A
  2. Ave

$106 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. 786
  2. 721

$33 - $146

8 alternative options

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  8 h 54 min

  1. A
  2. Ave / ...
  3. Tgv / ...

$116 - $169

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 29 min

  1. K784

$40 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. 402 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Bilbao to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. BIO - BCN

$56 - $170

Fly Bilbao to Perpignan  •  7 h 8 min

  1. BIO - PGF

$92 - $412

Bus to Santander, fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. SDR - BCN

$102 - $311

Bus to San Sebastian, fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. EAS - BCN

$86 - $394

Fly Bilbao to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. BIO - TLS

$118 - $237

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

You can take a train from Bilbao to Perpignan via Zaragoza Delicias in around 8 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Perpignan via Narbonne in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Perpignan via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $24
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
isilines.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Saint-Sébastien to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Perpignan is 478 km. The road distance is 643 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Perpignan is to bus which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Perpignan is to fly and train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 45€ - 150€.

No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Perpignan via Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Perpignan via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Bilbao to Perpignan, including transfers.