There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Bilbao by plane, train, bus 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 Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bilbao (BIO) MXP - BIO

$69 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Bayonne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$67 - $102

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bilbao (BIO) LIN - BIO

$78 - $197

Train, bus  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  5. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$271 - $379

Train  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$246 - $339

Bus Eurolines CH  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Geneva 507 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Bilbao

$108 - $197

Drive  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Bilbao 826.7 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bilbao is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 22 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bilbao is to fly which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Milan and Bilbao is 993 km. The road distance is 1322.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Milan to Bilbao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants and Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 39 min.

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easyJet, Swiss, Lufthansa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 620.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Bilbao, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Milan to Bilbao 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Bilbao via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, and Zaragoza Delicias in around 19 h 39 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch

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