There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Bilbao by plane, bus, train, night 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 to Bilbao  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bilbao (BIO) LIS - BIO

$55 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Oriente to Bilbao Ouibus / ...

$31 - $93

5 alternative options

Fly to Santander, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Santander (SDR) LIS - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$97 - $386

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to San Sebastian (EAS) LIS - EAS
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$95 - $374

Train, Trenhotel  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande Ir / ...
  4. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Bilbao-Abando A

$105 - $162

Bus Iberocoach  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$97 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Bilbao 540.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Bilbao is to bus which costs 26€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Bilbao is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Bilbao is 726 km. The road distance is 864.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Lisbon to Bilbao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Coimbra B, Salamanca and Valladolid Campo Grande. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Bilbao 5 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lisbon to Bilbao hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 55 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
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
Flights from Lisbon to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lisboa - Oriente to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisboa to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com

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