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There are 6 ways to get from Hendaye to Bilbao by bus, train, rideshare 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

Bus Transportes Pesa  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc to Bilbao

$13 - $24

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hendaye to Bilbao 76.8 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Bus Lurraldebus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sabin Arana Kalea to Maria Kristina Zubia E21
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao Largo Recorrido

$14 - $23

Bus ALSA  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Bilbao

$9 - $92

Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$17 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Hendaye to Bilbao 77.8 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Hendaye to Bilbao is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hendaye to Bilbao is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hendaye to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Hendaye-Plage and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Hendaye and Bilbao is 94 km. The road distance is 124.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hendaye to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs 12€ - 21€.

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The bus from Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc to Bilbao takes 2 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Hendaye to Bilbao bus services, operated by Transportes Pesa, depart from Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc station.

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Hendaye to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Amara-Donostia station.

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The best way to get from Hendaye to Bilbao is to bus which takes 2 h and costs 12€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Hendaye to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Transportes Pesa operates a bus from Hendaye to Bilbao once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Euskotren operates a train from Hendaye to Bilbao hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
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
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Sabin Arana Kalea to Maria Kristina Zubia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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 Irun to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Irún to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
monbus.es
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hendaye to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Hendaye to Bilbao bus services, operated by Transportes Pesa, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Hendaye to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hendaye to Bilbao is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Hendaye to Bilbao.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hendaye and Bilbao. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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