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There are 3 ways to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa by bus, train or car

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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

$73 - $98

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$66 - $87

1 alternative option

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 22€ - 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 22€ - 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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The best way to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 60€ - 85€.

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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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The best way to get from Bilbao to Picos de Europa is to bus which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 60€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Picos de Europa is 223 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Bilbao to Picos de Europa.

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There are 451+ hotels available in Picos de Europa. Prices start at $55 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
$9 - $12
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Santander to San Roque del Acebal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
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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