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There are 7 ways to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Rennes - St-Malo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Bilbao

$63 - $101

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Train  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc

$236 - $289

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N701
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao

$88 - $141

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Bilbao 540.7 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Dinard  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Dinard (DNR) to Bilbao (BIO) DNR - BIO

$89 - $325

Train to Rennes, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Bilbao (BIO) RNS - BIO

$123 - $491

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO

$159 - $363

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The cheapest way to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Saint-Malo and arriving at Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao via Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao via Rennes, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaia and Amara-Donostia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 7 min.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Bilbao is 603 km. The road distance is 865.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 34 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 34 min to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Bilbao bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saint-Malo station.

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Saint-Malo to Bilbao train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Malo station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao is to train which takes 13 h 7 min and costs 200€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 377 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 34 min

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Bilbao, Spain?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Bilbao via Rennes, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, and Amara-Donostia in around 13 h 7 min. Alternatively, Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Saint-Malo to Bilbao 4 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via London Stansted, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via Guernsey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via London Stansted, Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via London Stansted, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via Guernsey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via London Stansted, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Southampton, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dinard to Bilbao via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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

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 Rennes to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Dinard Airport to Bilbao Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Saint-Malo to Bilbao bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao station.

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Saint-Malo to Bilbao train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Zazpikaleak-Bilbao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Bilbao is 865 km. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Saint-Malo to Bilbao.

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easyJet, Iberia, Aurigny and two other airlines offer flights from Dinard Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 477+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Dinard Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs 24€ - 29€.

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