There are 4 ways to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Vicente De La Barquera to Bilbao

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from San Vicente de la Barquera to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Bilbao

$11

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Vicente De La Barquera to Puente San Miguel
  2. Take the train from Puente San Miguel to Santander
  3. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$21 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao 94.9 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao is to train which costs 9€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Vicente De La Barquera and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from San Vicente de la Barquera and arriving at Bilbao via Santander. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between San Vicente de la Barquera and Bilbao is 120 km. The road distance is 151.9 km.

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The best way to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

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The bus from San Vicente De La Barquera to Bilbao takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Vicente De La Barquera station.

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San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Feve, depart from San Vicente de la Barquera station.

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The best way to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 18€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between San Vicente de la Barquera, Spain and Bilbao, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Vicente de la Barquera to Bilbao via Santander in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puente San Miguel to Santander
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from San Vicente de la Barquera to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
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 San Vicente De La Barquera to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Autobuses La Cantabrica
Phone
+34 (0) 942 720 822
Email
lacantabrica@lacantabrica.com
Website
lacantabrica.net
Bus from San Vicente De La Barquera to Puente San Miguel
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
lacantabrica.net
Autobuses Palomera S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 942 88 06 11
Website
autobusespalomera.com
Bus from San Vicente De La Barquera to Puente San Miguel
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
autobusespalomera.com

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