There are 6 ways to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ribadeo to Bilbao

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus via Oviedo  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ribadeo to Oviedo
  2. Take the bus from Oviedo to Bilbao Ouibus

$32 - $78

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Train  •  12 h 49 min

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

$86 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Ribadeo to Bilbao 246.4 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ribadeo to Santiago de Compostela Airport
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO

$77 - $246

Bus to Oviedo, fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ribadeo to Aviles
  2. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to Bilbao (BIO) OVD - BIO

$96 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ribadeo and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ribadeo to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Ribadeo and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Oviedo and Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ribadeo and Bilbao is 334 km. The road distance is 394.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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The bus from Ribadeo to Bilbao takes 7 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Ribadeo to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Feve, depart from Ribadeo station.

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The best way to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 12 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Ribadeo to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 208.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Ribadeo to Bilbao twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ribadeo to Bilbao via Oviedo and Miranda de Ebro in around 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Oviedo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 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 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
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ribadeo to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
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.

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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 Ribadeo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Ribadeo to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Ribadeo to Aviles
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from Ribadeo to Santiago de Compostela Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.gal

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ribadeo to Bilbao is 394 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Ribadeo to Bilbao.

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Iberia offers flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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