There are 5 ways to get from Oviedo to Bilbao by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oviedo to Bilbao Ouibus

$10 - $40

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Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Oviedo to Miranda de Ebro A
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando A / ...

$63 - $87

Rideshare  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oviedo to Bilbao 177.6 miles

$14 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Oviedo to Bilbao 178.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to Bilbao (BIO) OVD - BIO

$77 - $326

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oviedo and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart every three hours, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oviedo to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Oviedo and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Oviedo and Bilbao is 236 km. The road distance is 285.3 km.

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The best way to get from Oviedo to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Oviedo to Bilbao takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Oviedo to Bilbao is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oviedo Airport to Bilbao Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Oviedo to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 147.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Oviedo to Bilbao every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oviedo to Bilbao via Miranda de Ebro in around 7 h 48 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Madrid, Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Madrid, Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Oviedo to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
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 Oviedo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Oviedo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oviedo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oviedo to Bilbao is 285 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Oviedo to Bilbao.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Oviedo Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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

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Book your Oviedo to Bilbao bus tickets online with Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Oviedo to Oviedo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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