There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to Sicily by plane, bus, ferry, train, car ferry, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly Bilbao to Catania  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Catania (CTA) BIO - CTA

$123 - $316

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Palermo  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
  3. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Palermo (PMO) BIQ - PMO

$105 - $495

7 alternative options

Fly Bilbao to Palermo  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Palermo (PMO) BIO - PMO

$111 - $484

Bus, ferry  •  37 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Hernani
  2. Take the bus from Hernani to Genoa
  3. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$138 - $230

Train  •  39 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias A
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$321 - $456

Bus  •  40 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Hernani
  2. Take the bus from Hernani to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

$126 - $188

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  44 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona Sants A
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$215 - $334

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Roma
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$203 - $337

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$271 - $421

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily is to bus which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 40 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily is to fly which costs 95€ - 420€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Sicily is 1574 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Bilbao to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Hernani, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Zaragoza Delicias, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Sicily, Italy?

Iberia, Air France and 10 other airlines fly from Bilbao to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Palermo via Zaragoza Delicias, Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and Palermo Centrale in around 39 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Marseille, Naples
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Charleroi, Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
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
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Hernani
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Genoa
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Milan
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Ouibus
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Ferry from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
gnv.it
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
gnv.it

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