There are 7 ways to get from Seville to Bilbao by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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 Sevilla  •  2 h 57 min

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

$53 - $216

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Bus Socibus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Seville to Bilbao Ouibus

$30 - $85

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Train to Jerez, fly  •  3 h 48 min

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

$83 - $483

Train  •  8 h 53 min

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

$116 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  15 h 34 min

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

$70 - $110

Rideshare  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Seville to Bilbao 537.6 miles

$56

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Seville to Bilbao 539.8 miles

$100 - $150

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seville and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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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 Madrid Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

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The distance between Seville and Bilbao is 703 km. The road distance is 863.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seville to Bilbao without a car is to train which takes 8 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Seville to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Seville to Bilbao bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Seville station.

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Seville to Bilbao train services, operated by Spanish Railways 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 2 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Seville to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 439.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Volotea and Iberia fly from Seville to Bilbao 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seville to Bilbao via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8 h 53 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Jerez to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sevilla to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Seville to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
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 Seville to Santander
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Seville to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Book at
blablacar.es

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Seville to Bilbao train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Bilbao-Abando station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seville to Bilbao is 864 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min 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 Distribusion.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Bilbao. Prices start at $57 USD 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 15 min and costs .

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