There are 5 ways to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao by 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

Train, bus Iberocoach  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$60 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Palais to Bayonne - Réduit Boufflers 811
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao

$25 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, bus Transportes Pesa  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz to Bilbao

$34 - $48

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$36 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao 121.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and arriving at Bilbao via Saint-Palais and Bayona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from St Jean Pied de Port and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Bayonne, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Bilbao is 137 km. The road distance is 195.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao bus services, operated by Transports 64, depart from Saint-Palais station.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Jean Pied de Port station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France and Bilbao, Spain?

You can take a bus from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao via Saint-Palais, Bayonne - Réduit Boufflers, and Bayona in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Bilbao via Bayonne, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 6 h 35 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
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
$80 - $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
Transportes Pesa
Transports 64
Phone
0 800 64 24 64
Website
transports64.fr
Bus from Saint-Palais to Bayonne - Réduit Boufflers
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transports64.fr
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 Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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