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There are 7 ways to get from Seville to Bilbao by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Sevilla  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SVQ - BIO

6 alternative options

Train to Jerez, fly  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to La Parra
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Bilbao (BIO) XRY - BIO

Train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando Alv

Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Sevilla Coach Station to Bilbao Intermodal Tarifa C. Amador de los Rios - Irun Colon Ibilbidea / ...

Bus via Santander  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Seville to Santander
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao 783

Rideshare  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the rideshare from Seville to Bilbao 858.6 km

Drive  •  8h 5m

  1. Drive from Seville to Bilbao 862.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Seville to Bilbao is to rideshare which costs €49 and takes 9h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Seville to Bilbao is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs €30 - €130.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sevilla Coach Station station and arriving at Bilbao Intermodal. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seville to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Sevilla-Santa Justa and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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The distance between Seville and Bilbao is 703 km. The road distance is 862.2 km.

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The best way to get from Seville to Bilbao without a car is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs €65 - €140.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Seville to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Seville to Bilbao bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Sevilla Coach Station.

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Seville to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Sevilla-Santa Justa station.

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The best way to get from Seville to Bilbao is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs €30 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €65 - €140 and takes 8h 35m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Seville to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 702.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Seville, Spain and Bilbao, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Volotea and Iberia fly from Seville to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seville to Bilbao via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to La Parra
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€54 - €58
Flexible
€70 - €95
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Santander
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
ALSA
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
ALSA
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Seville to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€49
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Seville to Bilbao bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Bilbao Intermodal station.

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Seville to Bilbao train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seville to Bilbao is 862 km. It takes approximately 8h 5m to drive from Seville to Bilbao.

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Volotea, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Sevilla Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Book your Seville to Bilbao bus tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Seville and Bilbao. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Seville to Sevilla Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs €4.

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