There are 6 ways to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao by bus, train, taxi 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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Bus Autobuses La Union  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Estella to Pamplona 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki L2

$20 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, train via San Sebastián (Amara)  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Estella (Lizarra) to San Sebastián (Amara)
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$18 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Estella to Logroño 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Bilbao

$23 - $42

Bus, train Spanish Railways (RENFE)  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Estella to Logroño 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Logrono to Bilbao-Abando A

$23 - $42

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao 84.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao 84.1 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Estella and arriving at Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki via PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Estella-Lizarra and Bilbao is 98 km. The road distance is 134.6 km.

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The best way to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 16€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao bus services, operated by La Estellesa, depart from Estella station.

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Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao bus services, operated by Autobuses La Union, arrive at Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao.

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Map of how to get from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 61.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Estella-Lizarra, Navarre, Spain and Bilbao, Spain?

You can take a bus from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao via Pamplona and PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación in around 3 h 24 min.

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 Logrono to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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
La Estellesa
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Estella to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Bus from Estella to Logroño
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Bus from Estella (Lizarra) to San Sebastián (Amara)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
Book at
laestellesa.com
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Estella to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Estella to Logroño
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samar.es
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
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 Pamplona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Estella-Lizarra to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxi Estella
Phone
+34 636 699 872
Website
taxiestella.com

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