There are 4 ways to get from Irun to Bilbao by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Bilbao

$13 - $95

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Rideshare  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Irun to Bilbao 73.5 miles

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$9 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Irun to Bilbao 73.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Irun to Bilbao is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irun to Bilbao is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Irun and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart every three hours, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Irun and Bilbao is 92 km. The road distance is 117.7 km.

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The best way to get from Irun to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 11€ - 80€.

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The bus from Irun to Bilbao takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Irun to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Irun station.

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The best way to get from Irun to Bilbao is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 11€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Irun to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irun to Bilbao is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Irun to Bilbao.

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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Irun, Spain and Bilbao, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Irun to Bilbao every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Euskotren operates a train from Irun to Bilbao hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Lugaritz-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
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 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Pesa
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Irun to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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