There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao by plane, 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.

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO

$62 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Bilbao Ouibus

$23 - $35

4 alternative options

Train to Vigo, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO

$53 - $204

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Baracaldo/Barakaldo

$45 - $68

Train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Leon Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from León to Bilbao

$74 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao 364.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 200€.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao is 458 km. The road distance is 584 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Bilbao via León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Bilbao, Spain?

Iberia flies from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao twice daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Leon
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from León to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators

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