There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to Portimão by plane, bus, train, night 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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Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Portimao

68€ - 226€

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Bus via Vilar Formoso  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Vilar Formoso K784
  2. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Portimão 330 / ...

56€ - 76€

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Fly to Faro, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Faro (FAO) BIO - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro to Portimao

71€ - 325€

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  9h

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Lisbon (LIS) BIO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes

69€ - 254€

Fly to Jerez, bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Albufeira

84€ - 496€

Bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Lisbon - 7 Rios BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao MundialTurismo / ...

82€ - 114€

Train, night train  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda De Ebro Alv / ...
  2. Take the train from Miranda De Ebro to Salamanca Ic
  3. Take the night train from Salamanca to Coimbra-B 313 / ...
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Tunes Ic

90€ - 125€

Train, night train, bus  •  18h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda De Ebro Alv / ...
  2. Take the night train from Miranda De Ebro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313
  3. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao

77€ - 107€

Drive  •  10h 24m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Portimão 1105 km

140€ - 210€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Portimão is to bus via Vilar Formoso which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 16h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Portimão is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 7h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Portimao via Lisboa Sete Rios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Portimao via Miranda De Ebro, Salamanca, Coimbra-B and Tunes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 9m.

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The distance between Bilbao and Portimão is 831 km. The road distance is 1105 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Portimão without a car is to bus which takes 16h 19m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Bilbao to Portimão, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Portimão bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Portimão train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 830.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Portimão, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Bilbao to Portimão via Lisbon - 7 Rios and Lisboa Sete Rios in around 16h 19m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 850€
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 850€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 950€
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 700€
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 950€
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 700€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 650€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 1200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1400€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro to Portimao
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
4€ - 7€
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
19€ - 27€
Train from Coimbra-B to Tunes
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
30€ - 50€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda De Ebro
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Miranda De Ebro to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Night train from Salamanca to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Night train from Miranda De Ebro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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 Seville to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bilbao to Portimão bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Portimao station.

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Portimão is 1h behind Bilbao. It is currently 11:13 PM in Bilbao and 10:13 PM in Portimão.

Bilbao to Portimão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Tunes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Portimão is 1105 km. It takes approximately 10h 24m to drive from Bilbao to Portimão.

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Volotea, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 3648+ hotels available in Portimão. 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 12 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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