Bus from Madrid to Bilbao

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Facts about the bus from Madrid to Bilbao

Cheapest Bus$37.71
Fastest Bus4h 30m
Earliest Bus7:00 AM
Latest Bus5:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance200.7 miles
Bus CompaniesALSA, Eurolines Suisse, FlixBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Madrid to Bilbao?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Madrid to Bilbao and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. 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 from Madrid to Bilbao over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Madrid and Bilbao which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Bilbao, alternative destinations from Madrid, and the most popular airport shuttles from Madrid and Bilbao.

The cheapest bus routes from Madrid to Bilbao

Today
from $37.71
Tomorrow
from $37.71
09/30
from $37.71
10/01
from $37.71
10/02
from $37.71
10/03
from $37.71

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

  • ALSA
    5:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    10:15 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 5h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    7:15 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    10:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 40m
    2:40 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    2:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    6:45 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    4:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    8:45 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • ALSA
    5:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 30m
    10:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 5h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:15 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • Eurolines Suisse
    10:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 40m
    2:40 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • Eurolines Suisse
    2:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    6:45 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • Eurolines Suisse
    4:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 45m
    8:45 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$37.71
  • FlixBus
    4:15 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 15h 50m
    8:05 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$44.18
  • FlixBus
    3:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 16h 35m
    8:05 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    from$48.83

The cheapest carpooling offers from Madrid to Bilbao

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    3:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 10m
    7:40 PM
    Bilbao
    from$13.96
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:50 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 30m
    2:20 PM
    Bilbao
    from$17.45
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:30 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 10m
    3:40 PM
    Bilbao
    from$20.94
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:10 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 4h 0m
    9:10 PM
    Bilbao
    from$20.94

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Bus Madrid to Bilbao: Further Information

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By the way: For the route from Madrid to Bilbao, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Madrid to Bilbao!

Bus stops in Madrid and Bilbao

Stations
Abaro Estrata 4, 48013 Bilbao (Spain)
Bilbao (Spain)
Puente del Diablo , 48013 Bilbao (Spain)
Bilbao (Spain)
Buenos Aires Kalea 2, 48001 Bilbao (Spain)
Bilbao (Spain)
Plaza de Don Federico Moyúa , 48009 Bilbao (Spain)
Calle Guturbay 1, 48013 Bilbao (Spain)

FAQs about the bus route Madrid to Bilbao

How much does a bus trip from Madrid to Bilbao cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $37.71. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Madrid to Bilbao starts at 4h 30m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Madrid to Bilbao?

The earliest bus to Bilbao from Madrid starts at 7:00 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 Madrid to Bilbao?

The latest bus trip from Madrid to Bilbao starts at 5:30 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.

Is there a direct bus from Madrid to Bilbao?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Madrid to Bilbao. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Bilbao from Madrid.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Madrid to Bilbao?

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 bus for the Madrid - Bilbao 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 does the bus from Madrid to Bilbao have?

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 Madrid to Bilbao on your planned travel date.

Compare Madrid and Bilbao

$4.65
$7.09
Madrid
Bilbao
A cab ride in Madrid is 35% cheaper than in Bilbao.
$1.74
$1.65
Madrid
Bilbao
A bus fare in Madrid is 6% more expensive than in Bilbao.
$3.49
$3.49
Madrid
Bilbao
A large beer in Madrid is 0% more expensive than in Bilbao.
$0.81
$0.97
Madrid
Bilbao
A bottle of water in Madrid is 17% cheaper than in Bilbao.
$11.86
$17.21
Madrid
Bilbao
A meal in Madrid is 32% cheaper than in Bilbao.

Bus routes from Madrid and Bilbao

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