• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 9 ways to get from Faro to Bilbao by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Faro  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Bilbao (BIO) FAO - BIO

$74 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Bilbao Ouibus

$40 - $60

7 alternative options

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SVQ - BIO

$68 - $269

Bus to Malaga, fly  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Bilbao (BIO) AGP - BIO

$81 - $271

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bilbao (BIO) LIS - BIO

$76 - $299

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Aeropuerto de Jerez
  3. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Bilbao (BIO) XRY - BIO

$100 - $538

Bus, train  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva 83
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando A

$137 - $231

EVA Expresso Qualidade, bus  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the EVA Expresso Qualidade from Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios Station 54 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Bilbao

$76 - $102

Drive  •  9h 53m

  1. Drive from Faro to Bilbao 656.7 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Bilbao is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15h 55m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Faro to Bilbao is to fly which costs 60€ - 300€ and takes 6h 47m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15h 55m.

More details

The distance between Faro and Bilbao is 814 km. The road distance is 1050.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Faro to Bilbao without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 28m and costs 110€ - 210€.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Faro to Bilbao, including transfers.

More details

Faro to Bilbao bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Faro station.

More details

The best way to get from Faro to Bilbao is to fly which takes 6h 47m and costs 60€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15h 55m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Bilbao Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

Search flights

Faro to Bilbao bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bilbao station.

More details

Map of how to get from Faro to Bilbao.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 508.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Faro, Portugal and Bilbao, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and six other airlines fly from Faro to Bilbao 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Faro to Bilbao 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 15h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Lisbon, Porto
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla - Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Damas
Phone
902 114 492
Email
servcliente@damas-sa.es
Website
damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
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 Faro to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Bilbao is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 6:42 AM in Faro and 7:42 AM in Bilbao.

Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Bilbao is 1051 km. It takes approximately 9h 53m to drive from Faro to Bilbao.

Get driving directions

Transavia Holland, KLM, Volotea and four other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Bilbao Airport.

Search flights

Book your Faro to Bilbao bus tickets online with Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 461+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 shuttle which takes 20m and costs 3€.

More details