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There are 10 ways to get from Bilbao to Warsaw by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin  •  7h 17m

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

$78 - $338

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Bus to Vitoria, fly to Warsaw Modlin  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki
  2. Fly from Vitoria (VIT) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) VIT - WMI

$76 - $253

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Bus to Santander, fly to Warsaw Modlin  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) SDR - WMI

$105 - $359

Fly Bilbao to Lodz, train  •  9h 44m

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

$184 - $1,519

Train  •  31h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona Sants A
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  5. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$560 - $733

Bus Eurolines FR  •  41h 11m

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

$262 - $376

Bus Autokar Polska  •  46h 28m

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

$161 - $270

Train, night train  •  31h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$363 - $498

Drive, train  •  25h 6m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  3. Drive from Göttingen to Warsaw

$381 - $581

Drive  •  22h 44m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Warsaw 1564.5 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 7h 17m.

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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 Bordeaux and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris-Nord, Köln Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 20m.

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The distance between Bilbao and Warsaw is 2035 km. The road distance is 2503.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 31h 20m and costs 480€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Bilbao to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bilbao station.

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

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Warsaw is to fly which takes 7h 17m and costs 65€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 480€ - 650€ and takes 31h 20m, you could also bus, which costs 220€ - 330€ and takes 41h 11m.

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  • Distance: 1271.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and 13 other airlines fly from Bilbao to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Warsaw via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris-Nord, Köln Hbf, and Berlin Hbf in around 31h 20m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vitoria to Warsaw Modlin via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Vitoria to Warsaw Modlin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Vitoria to Warsaw Modlin via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Santander to Warsaw Modlin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Santander to Warsaw Modlin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Santander to Warsaw Modlin via London Stansted, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
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
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $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
1h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
lka.lodzkie.pl
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Euskotren
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
20h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
35h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bilbao to Bern
Ave. Duration
19h
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
26h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Bilbao to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Warszawa station.

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Bilbao to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Warsaw is 2503 km. It takes approximately 22h 44m to drive from Bilbao to Warsaw.

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Swiss, LOT, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 3156+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $36 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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