There are 7 ways to get from Faro to Bilbao by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly from Faro  •  5 h 52 min

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

$74 - $345

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Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Bilbao Ouibus

$35 - $55

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Night bus to Sevilla, fly  •  6 h 27 min

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

$65 - $238

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  7 h 39 min

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

$76 - $299

Bus, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Sevilla Santa Justa
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando A

$135 - $217

Train  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Miranda de Ebro Hot
  3. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando A / ...

$110 - $197

Drive  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Bilbao 656.7 miles

$140 - $220

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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 14 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Faro to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Faro(P) and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Lisboa Oriente and Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 14 min.

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

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The best way to get from Faro to Bilbao without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Faro to Bilbao, including transfers.

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

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Faro to Bilbao train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Faro(P) station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Bilbao is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 17 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Bilbao Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Faro to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 508.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

Iberia, TAP Portugal and five other airlines fly from Faro to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Faro to Bilbao 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 14 h 10 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Faro to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
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
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Faro, Faro to Seville, Seville - Armas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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More Questions & Answers

Bilbao is 1 h ahead of Faro. It is currently 6:06 PM in Faro and 7:06 PM in Bilbao.

Faro to Bilbao train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Book your Faro to Bilbao bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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