There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Vigo  •  3 h 1 min

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

$42 - $174

5 alternative options

Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  3 h 53 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 - $248

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

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

$45 - $80

Train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Bilbao-Abando Ic

$95 - $120

Trenhotel, train  •  15 h

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

$80 - $118

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vigo to Bilbao 419.7 miles

$75 - $120

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

Iberia and Air Europa fly from Vigo to Bilbao 3 times a day. 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. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vigo-Guixar to León
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from León to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vigo and Bilbao is 487 km. The road distance is 672 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Bilbao is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Vigo to Bilbao is to fly which takes 3 h 1 min and costs 35€ - 150€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vigo-Guixar and arriving at Bilbao-Abando. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 16 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Vigo to Bilbao, including transfers.