There are 5 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao by plane, bus, train or car

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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, ALSA operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Bilbao-Abando
Avg. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao?

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is to bus which costs 55€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao?

The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 80€.

Is there a direct train between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao?

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-Abando via Orense-Empalme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

Is there a direct bus between Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao?

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao, including transfers.