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

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Train to Alicante, fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Bilbao (BIO) ALC - BIO

$64 - $210

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Bus, night bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Zaragoza Vac-133
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Bilbao

$56 - $103

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Train to Valencia, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Bilbao (BIO) VLC - BIO

$77 - $237

Train via Madrid Atocha  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Beniel to Alacant Terminal C-1
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando A

$122 - $175

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Bilbao

$56

Train  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Zaragoza Delicias Ir
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$111 - $142

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Murcia to Bilbao 491.3 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Murcia to Bilbao is to bus which costs 49€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Murcia to Bilbao is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Murcia and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Murcia to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Murcia del Carmen and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Beniel, Alacant-Terminal, Madrid Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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The distance between Murcia and Bilbao is 606 km. The road distance is 786.1 km.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Bilbao without a car is to train which takes 11 h 14 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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

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Murcia to Bilbao bus services, operated by Autobuses Jimenez, depart from Murcia station.

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Murcia to Bilbao train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Murcia del Carmen station.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Bilbao is to train which takes 11 h 14 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 49€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Murcia to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 378.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Murcia to Bilbao via Beniel, Alacant Terminal, Alacant-Terminal, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 11 h 14 min. Alternatively, Bilman Bus operates a bus from Murcia to Bilbao once daily. Tickets cost $56 and the journey takes 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Beniel to Alacant Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Murcia del Carmen to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Murcia del Carmen to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Bilman Bus
Phone
902 999 748
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Murcia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Murcia to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com
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 Harlau to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Zaragoza to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Murcia to Bilbao is 786 km. It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to drive from Murcia to Bilbao.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Book your Murcia to Bilbao train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Murcia to Bilbao bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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