There are 9 ways to get from Carcassonne to Bilbao by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus ALSA  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Bilbao N716

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Hub Europe Alsa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Hub Europe Alsa to Bilbao Ouibus

$21 - $30

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Train, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$109 - $187

Train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  3. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$84 - $128

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Bilbao 331.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Barcelona, fly to Bilbao  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO

$87 - $189

Train to Toulouse, fly to Bilbao  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Bilbao (BIO) TLS - BIO

$111 - $225

Train to Barcelona, fly to Santander, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santander (SDR) BCN - SDR
  3. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$116 - $307

Train to Barcelona, fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  3. Take the bus from Irun to Bilbao

$123 - $408

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Bilbao is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Bilbao is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Bilbao is 427 km. The road distance is 530.9 km.

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The bus from Carcassonne to Bilbao takes 7 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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Carcassonne to Bilbao train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 267.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Bilbao, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Carcassonne to Bilbao 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carcassonne to Bilbao via Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Carcassonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Carcassonne to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Irun - Estación Autobús to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hub Europe Alsa to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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