There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Bilbao by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao  •  4 h 28 min

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

$68 - $254

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao Ouibus / ...

$30 - $160

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Fly Paris Orly to Bilbao  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bilbao (BIO) ORY - BIO

$56 - $272

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$82 - $337

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$84 - $279

Train, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$155 - $200

Train  •  9 h 4 min

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

$156 - $174

Bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki L7 / ...

$63 - $182

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Bilbao 573.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bilbao is to bus which costs 28€ - 140€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bilbao is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni 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 Paris to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Paris and Bilbao is 743 km. The road distance is 917.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bilbao without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 7 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Paris to Bilbao, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 464.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bilbao, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Air France and easyJet fly from Paris to Bilbao 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Bilbao via Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 9 h 4 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
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
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 - $80
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
SNCF
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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
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris - Porte de Charenton to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Vitoria-gasteiz - Estacion de Autobuses - Plaza Euskaltzaindia to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Ouibus
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
La Union

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