There are 10 ways to get from Vigo to Bilbao by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Vigo to Bilbao  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO

$42 - $174

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Bus MonBus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Bilbao 9731 / ...

$25 - $70

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Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao  •  3 h 47 min

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

$77 - $247

Fly Vigo to Santander, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Santander (SDR) VGO - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$131 - $379

Fly Vigo to Pamplona, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Pamplona (PNA) VGO - PNA
  2. Take the bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki

$197 - $544

Fly Vigo to San Sebastian, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to San Sebastian (EAS) VGO - EAS
  2. Take the bus from Irun to Bilbao

$100 - $378

Train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Miranda de Ebro A
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando A

$93 - $120

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Valença to Bilbao Ouibus

$31 - $77

Trenhotel, train  •  15 h

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Vigo-Guixar to León Galicia
  2. Take the train from León to Bilbao

$77 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vigo to Bilbao 419.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Bilbao is to bus which costs 22€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Bilbao is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Vigo and Bilbao is 487 km. The road distance is 671.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Vigo to Bilbao, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vigo to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Vigo-Guixar and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Vigo Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Bilbao.
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  • Distance: 304.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Iberia flies from Vigo to Bilbao 3 times a week. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Vigo to Bilbao 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vigo-Guixar to León
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $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
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
La Union
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun - Estación Autobús to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
monbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Valença to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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