There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Bilbao by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Ouibus

$118 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$30 - $150

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Fcc

$157 - $176

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. 573.3 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. ORY - BIQ

$66 - $310

Fly Paris Orly to Bilbao  •  4 h 14 min

  1. ORY - BIO

$56 - $272

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao  •  4 h 34 min

  1. CDG - BIO

$68 - $254

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. CDG - BIQ

$68 - $252

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

You can take a train from Paris to Bilbao via Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Bilbao every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 55 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.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 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
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, Thursday, 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 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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
FlixBus
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
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 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Bilbao is 743 km. The road distance is 917 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bilbao is to bus which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris to Bilbao is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 240€.

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 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Paris to Bilbao, including transfers.