There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to Switzerland by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Bilbao to Geneva  •  4 h 3 min

  1. BIO - GVA

$58 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$46 - $158

7 alternative options

Fly Bilbao to Zurich  •  4 h 49 min

  1. BIO - ZRH

$73 - $223

Fly Bilbao to Basel  •  6 h 17 min

  1. BIO - BSL

$75 - $237

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 56 min

  1. BIQ - GVA

$102 - $356

Fly Bilbao to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. BIO - MXP

$78 - $180

Bus, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

$319 - $377

Bus Eurolines CH  •  20 h 41 min

$111 - $199

Drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. 820 miles

$170 - $250

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Switzerland?

easyJet, Air France and two other airlines fly from Bilbao to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Zürich via San Sebastián, Zurich, and Zürich, Sihlquai/HB in around 18 h 52 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,400
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Bilbao to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
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 San Sebastián to Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bilbao to Zürich
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Switzerland is 960 km. The road distance is 1312 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Switzerland is to fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 45€ - 140€.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Bilbao to Switzerland, including transfers.