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There are 8 ways to get from Bilbao to Toledo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo A / ...

$67 - $94

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Bus Ouibus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Toledo 701 / ...

$21 - $35

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki L7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid
  3. Take the bus from Madrid to Toledo 701 / ...

$32 - $66

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Toledo 297 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Bilbao, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo

$53 - $214

Bus to Santander, fly, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Madrid (MAD) SDR - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo

$83 - $422

Bus to Pamplona, fly, train  •  6h 32m

  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-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo

$110 - $495

Train to Logrono, fly, train  •  6h 33m

  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-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo

$113 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Toledo is to bus which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Toledo is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Toledo. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Toledo via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Toledo. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Toledo via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Bilbao and Toledo is 389 km. The road distance is 475.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Toledo without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Bilbao to Toledo, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Toledo bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bilbao station.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Toledo is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 7h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Toledo.
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  • Distance: 243.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Toledo, Spain?

You can take a train from Bilbao to Toledo via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Toledo via Madrid - South Station and Madrid in around 7h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Santander to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Logrono to Madrid
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Toledo
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Logrono
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $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
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Autobuses La Union
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Autobuses La Union
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com

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

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Bilbao to Toledo bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, arrive at Toledo station.

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Bilbao to Toledo train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Toledo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Toledo is 475 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Bilbao to Toledo.

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

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There are 341+ hotels available in Toledo. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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