There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to Roncesvalles by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station Ouibus

$17 - $25

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Bus ALSA  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid Ouibus

$33 - $75

Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones C10 / ...

$61 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Roncesvalles 261.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly from Bilbao, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones

$46 - $201

Bus to Santander, fly, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Madrid (MAD) SDR - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones

$62 - $409

Bus to San Sebastian, fly, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Irun
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Madrid (MAD) EAS - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones

$88 - $380

Bus to Pamplona, fly, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
  2. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Madrid (MAD) PNA - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones

$103 - $483

Train to Logrono, fly, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Logrono
  2. Fly from Logrono (RJL) to Madrid (MAD) RJL - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Torrelodones

$106 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Roncesvalles. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Torrelodones via Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Roncesvalles is 313 km. The road distance is 418.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Roncesvalles without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Bilbao to Roncesvalles, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Roncesvalles train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Roncesvalles is to bus which takes 5 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bilbao to Roncesvalles train services, operated by Madrid Cercanías (RENFE), arrive at Torrelodones station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Roncesvalles is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Bilbao to Roncesvalles.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Roncesvalles.
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  • Distance: 195.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and 28260 Roncesvalles, Madrid, Spain?

Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Roncesvalles once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Roncesvalles via Madrid-Chamartin and Madrid Chamartín in around 6 h 8 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Santander to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Logrono to Madrid
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Torrelodones (APT.)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Logrono
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Irun - Estación Autobús
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Bilbao to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
monbus.es
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
La Union

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There are 146+ hotels available in Roncesvalles. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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