There are 8 ways to get from Valencia to Bilbao by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Bilbao  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Bilbao (BIO) VLC - BIO

$48 - $195

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Bilbao 382.8 miles

$30 - $45

6 alternative options

Fly to Santander, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Santander (SDR) VLC - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$41 - $323

Train via Madrid Atocha  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Bilbao-Abando A

$111 - $153

Bus Bilman Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Bilbao

$40

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Zaragoza Vac-133
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Bilbao

$45 - $77

Train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Zaragoza Delicias Ir
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$83 - $111

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Bilbao 383.4 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Bilbao is to rideshare which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Bilbao is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 40€ - 170€.

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The distance between Valencia and Bilbao is 472 km. The road distance is 613 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Valencia to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Madrid Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Valencia to Bilbao every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Bilbao via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
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
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bilman Bus
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Valencia to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Valencia to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
blablacar.es

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