Bus from Bilbao to Madrid

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Facts about the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

Cheapest Bus$11.61
Fastest Bus4h 40m
Earliest Bus8:30 AM
Latest Bus4:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance200.7 miles
Bus CompaniesALSA, FlixBus, Eurolines Suisse
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Bilbao and arriving in Madrid and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as ALSA, FlixBus or Eurolines Suisse. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Bilbao Madrid bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Bilbao and Madrid which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Madrid, alternative destinations from Bilbao, and the most popular airport shuttles from Madrid.

The cheapest bus routes from Bilbao to Madrid

from $22.06
from $41.71
from $22.06
from $41.71
from $41.71
from $41.71

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • ALSA
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 4h 45m
    4:45 PM
  • ALSA
    10:00 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 4h 40m
    2:40 PM
  • ALSA
    4:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 4h 45m
    8:45 PM
  • ALSA
    8:30 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 5h 15m
    1:45 PM

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bilbao to Madrid

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    2:00 PM
    Duration 4h 10m
    6:10 PM
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:50 PM
    Duration 4h 10m
    1:00 AM
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:00 PM
    Duration 4h 20m
    4:20 PM

What are the cheapest buses from Bilbao to Madrid you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Bilbao to Madrid but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    4:05 AM
    Duration 5h 45m
    9:50 AM
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/06/2021
  • Eurolines Suisse
    6:46 AM
    Bilbao - Castrejana
    Duration 6h 54m
    1:40 PM
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/30/2021

Bus Bilbao to Madrid: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Bilbao to Madrid and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by ALSA at $11.61, whereas the quickest connection takes 4h 40m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Bilbao Madrid bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Bilbao to Madrid!

Bus stops in Bilbao and Madrid

Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Atocha
Paseo de la R. Cristina 2, 28014  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Atocha Station
Paseo de la R. Cristina 2, 28014  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Avenida de Aragon
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Barrio del Aeropuerto
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Bernabéu
Av. de Concha Espina 3, 28036  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Bus Station Avenida America
Avd. de América  , 28002  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Colonia Fin de Semana
A2 , 28022  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Edificio Ibm
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - El Pardo
M-605 , 28048  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - El Plantío
Carretera Monte del Pilar , 28023  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Embajadores
Ronda de Valencia 3, 28012  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Emilio Muñoz - Alfonso Gómez
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Hotel Auditorium
A-2 , 28042  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Intercambiador Moncloa
C/ Princesa 89, 28008  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Legazpi
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Maqueda-aluche
28024  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Mauricio Legendre
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Moncloa
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Parque Conde Orgaz
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Pinos Alta - Bravo Murillo
28029  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Plaza Elíptica
Plaza Fernandez Ladreda 3, 28026  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Poligono 17 Rustica
Poligono 17 Rustica 19, 28049  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Polígono de las Mercedes
A-2 , 28022  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Príncipe Pío
Paseo de la Florida 2, 28008  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Prosperidad
Calle del Corazón de María 7 - 5, 28002  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puente de la CEA
A-2 , 28043  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puerta de Alcalá
Plaza de la Independencia 10, 28001  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puerta del Sol
Plaza Puerta del Sol 1-3, 28013  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Rejas
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Santo Domingo
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Somosaguas
Facultades de Politicas y Sociologia Parada 4300, 28223  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - South
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Autónoma
Calle de Marie Curie 4, 28049  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Complutense
Av. Complutense 1, 28040  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Europea
Avda de Barajas 4, 28109  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Politécnica (Campus Sur)
Polideportivo Campus Sur , 28038  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Politécnica Biblioteca (ETSI)
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Valdecarros
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Valdelagua
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid Central Station
Madrid  (Spain)

FAQs about the bus route Bilbao to Madrid

How much does a Bilbao Madrid bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $11.61 and takes 4h 45m to reach Madrid. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Bilbao to Madrid?

This route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $11.61 and $63.06. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Madrid.

On average, how many connections are available from Bilbao to Madrid each day?

Every day, the Bilbao Madrid bus route is served by approximately 1 connection. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Bilbao to Madrid take?

The fastest bus from Bilbao to Madrid is offered by ALSA and takes 4h 40m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $15.96. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Bilbao to Madrid?

The earliest bus arriving in Madrid from Bilbao starts at 8:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Bilbao to Madrid?

The latest bus trip departing from Bilbao for Madrid starts at 4:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Bilbao Madrid route?

When traveling by bus from Bilbao to Madrid, passengers can travel with ALSA, FlixBus and Eurolines Suisse. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to Madrid?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Bilbao to Madrid, CheckMyBus currently compares 9 direct bus connections with the following companies: ALSA

What can I take with me on the Bilbao to Madrid bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Bilbao Madrid bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Bilbao Madrid bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Bilbao to Madrid on your planned travel date.

Compare Bilbao and Madrid

3.26 Million
A cab ride in Bilbao is 35% more expensive than in Madrid.
A bus fare in Bilbao is 6% cheaper than in Madrid.
A large beer in Bilbao is 0% more expensive than in Madrid.
A bottle of water in Bilbao is 17% more expensive than in Madrid.
A meal in Bilbao is 32% more expensive than in Madrid.

Bus routes from Bilbao and Madrid

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