There are 3 ways to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa 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  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Urdón

$59 - $97

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Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to San Roque del Acebal

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Picos de Europa 139.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Picos de Europa is 151 km. The road distance is 223.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa, including transfers.

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There are 540+ hotels available in Picos de Europa. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa.
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  • Distance: 94.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Picos de Europa, Spain?

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Picos de Europa via Santander and Urdón in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Picos de Europa via Santander and San Roque del Acebal in around 7 h 28 min.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Santander to San Roque del Acebal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Autobuses Palomera S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 942 88 06 11
Website
autobusespalomera.com
Bus from Santander to Urdón
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
autobusespalomera.com

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