There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Bilbao 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  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bilbao (BIO) BRU - BIO

$46 - $242

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$262 - $363

Bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruselas Nord Eurolines to Bilbao N743

$65 - $120

Bus, train  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Hub Europe Alsa Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$46 - $64

Drive  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bilbao 763.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bilbao is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 19 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bilbao is to fly which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bilbao is 1007 km. The road distance is 1221.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Brussels to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruselas Nord Eurolines and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 629.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bilbao, Spain?

Brussels Airlines, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Brussels to Bilbao twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 16 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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