There are 10 ways to get from Bilbao to Sicily by plane, bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry, car 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 2 min

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

$123 - $317

Cheapest option

Fly Bilbao to Palermo  •  6 h 6 min

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

$105 - $440

8 alternative options

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Palermo  •  11 h 3 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

$134 - $707

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Catania  •  10 h 55 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 Catania (CTA) BIQ - CTA

$207 - $534

Bus, ferry  •  37 h 14 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

$148 - $245

Train  •  39 h 33 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-St-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$339 - $481

Bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h 47 min

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

$191 - $243

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  44 h 35 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

$232 - $363

Bus, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Roma
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$316 - $452

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 52 min

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

$276 - $431

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

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Bilbao to Catania 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Palermo via Zaragoza Delicias, Marseille-St-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and Palermo Centrale in around 39 h 33 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
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 Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Bilbao to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Charleroi, Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Zurich
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Roma
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$95 - $170
Schedules at
gnv.it
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
gnv.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bilbao to Sicily?

The distance between Bilbao and Sicily is 1574 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily?

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 43 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily?

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Sicily is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs 80€ - 360€.

Is there a direct train between Bilbao and Sicily?

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-St-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bilbao and Sicily?

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Hernani, Zurich and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Bilbao to Sicily?

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Bilbao to Sicily, including transfers.