There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) 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  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO

$57 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bilbao Ouibus

$35 - $69

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$138 - $229

Train  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$179 - $204

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao

$67 - $188

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao 590.4 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao is to bus which costs 29€ - 60€ and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Paris - Aéroport Roissy CDG T2 A/C/D and arriving at Bilbao via Van Gogh and Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Bilbao is 766 km. The road distance is 944.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 20 min and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao is to fly which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 180€ and takes 11 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 60€ and takes 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 478.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Bilbao, Spain?

Air France and easyJet fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Bilbao via Gare Montparnasse, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
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 - $95
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 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com

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