Barcelona to Bilbao by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Barcelona to Bilbao by train
Fast trains from Barcelona to Bilbao take around 6 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 466 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Bilbao.
1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Bilbao?
Direct trains from Barcelona to Bilbao have been found.
We usually find around 3 direct trains on the route from Barcelona to Bilbao every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 2 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Bilbao?
The Barcelona to Bilbao train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Barcelona to Bilbao train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bilbao is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 07:30 and the last train is around 15:30.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Barcelona to Bilbao train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Barcelona to Bilbao are $22.27.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $29. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Barcelona to Bilbao train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Bilbao by train.
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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Bilbao?
Alvia is the train company that operates on the route from Barcelona to Bilbao.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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