There are 8 ways to get from Bilbao to Warsaw by plane, train, bus 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 to Warsaw  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Warsaw (WAW) BIO - WAW

$78 - $338

7 alternative options

Fly to Lodz, train  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Lodz (LCJ) BIO - LCJ
  2. Take the train from Lodz Widzew to Warszawa Centralna

$184 - $1,519

Bus, train via Bayonne  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$355 - $451

Train  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$375 - $489

Bus, train  •  33 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$230 - $302

Bus Eurolines FR  •  40 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Warszawa

$213 - $394

Bus Autokar Polska  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bern
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Warszawa

$162 - $272

Drive  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Warsaw 1564.5 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw is to fly which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 65€ - 290€.

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The distance between Bilbao and Warsaw is 2035 km. The road distance is 2503 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Centrum 05 via San Sebastián, Bordeaux and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Amara-Donostia, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Warsaw, Poland?

Lufthansa, Air France and 15 other airlines fly from Bilbao to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Warsaw via Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg, and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 31 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Flights from Bilbao to Lodz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lodz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Lodz Widzew to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna (LKA)
Phone
42 205 55 15
Email
bok@lka.lodzkie.pl
Website
lka.lodzkie.pl
Train from Łódź Widzew to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
lka.lodzkie.pl
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 Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
20 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
15 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
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 Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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 Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bilbao to Bern
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bern to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
26 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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