Bus from Bilbao to Madrid and return

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Are you looking for a bus from Bilbao to Madrid? Then use our search function to find the perfect connection for your travel needs. Are you in a hurry? Then pick the fastest bus route provided by . Some buses can take slightly longer and consequently might not appear as ideal options. However, these might be the most affordable buses you can take. For this reason, it's a smart idea to compare! If you’re hoping to save quite a lot of money on your journey from Madrid to Bilbao, choose the most affordable bus ticket, which starts as low as £26.38. Please note: Should you book too last minute or in times of high demand, tickets could become slightly more expensive. Just click "Find Now", see all available coaches and hop on!

Bilbao to Madrid Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£13.70
Fastest Bus4h 15m
Distance322.8 km
Coach CompaniesALSA, Eurolines Suisse
  Bus Bilbao - Madrid    323 km
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-54%

The cheapest coach connections from Bilbao to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      01:00
      05:45
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £13.70
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      08:00
      13:30
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £21.64
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      12:00
      16:45
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £28.39
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      23:30
      04:50
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £28.93
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      23:30
      04:50
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £28.93
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      18:00
      22:15
    5 Sep
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      19:00
      23:45
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      22:00
      02:35
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      22:00
      02:45
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      23:30
      04:35
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      23:30
      04:50
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      10:37
      17:45
    5 Sep
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from £29.69


  Train Bilbao - Madrid    323 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Bilbao to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      17:00
      22:06
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £13.74
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      17:00
      22:06
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £17.90
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      09:20
      14:28
    5 Sep
    OUI.sncfOUI.sncf
    from £45.38
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      09:42
      15:57
    5 Sep
    OUI.sncfOUI.sncf
    from £50.58


  Carpooling Bilbao - Madrid    323 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bilbao to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      17:30
      22:00
    31 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £10.04
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      08:00
      12:20
    26 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £12.78
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      09:00
      13:20
    1 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £14.61
  • Bilbao
    Madrid
      22:00
      02:00
    25 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00


  Bus Madrid - Bilbao    323 km
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-26%

The cheapest coach connections from Madrid to Bilbao

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      16:00
      21:15
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £21.64
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      12:30
      17:15
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £28.39
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      19:00
      23:15
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £28.93
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      16:15
      20:50
    5 Sep
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      17:30
      22:15
    5 Sep
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      16:00
      20:50
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      16:15
      20:50
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      16:30
      21:30
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      18:00
      22:15
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      19:00
      23:15
    5 Sep
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      22:00
      02:15
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from £29.41


  Train Madrid - Bilbao    323 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Madrid to Bilbao

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      08:00
      13:04
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £17.90
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      08:00
      13:04
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £17.90
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      08:00
      13:04
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £18.35
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      08:00
      13:04
    5 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from £18.35


  Carpooling Madrid - Bilbao    323 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Madrid to Bilbao

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      11:00
      15:20
    24 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £12.78
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      11:00
      15:10
    26 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £14.61
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      09:00
      13:20
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.52
  • Madrid
    Bilbao
      19:15
      23:35
    23 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.52


Current ticket prices

First in time, first in line. It’s usually good to book a bus in advance because fares are often subject to demand. This means, the longer you wait, the more expansive your trip can be. Make use of the cheap advance fares and you might score a ticket for only £26.38. Comparing the bus fares to those of other means of transport can also be a good idea: With a bit of luck you’ll find a good bargain for a train ride, car sharing or a flight. Keep an eye on travelling times as well: With .

Bus stops in Bilbao and Madrid

  Stations
Avd. de América , 28002 Madrid (Spain)
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045 Madrid (Spain)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Bilbao to Madrid and return

Taking the bus is not only a comparatively cheap and eco-friendly way of travelling but also highly comfortable. Most of the comfort features, that are familiar to you from taking a train or a plane, can also be found on board of a bus. For instance: If you buy a bus ticket for a coach Bilbao - Madrid, then there’s one company, which has WiFi free of charge on board: FlixBus. Basically all of the companies offer a very generous luggage allowance making your coach trip as convenient as can be. When you’re taking a bus from Madrid to Bilbao, also check whether a provider offers infotainment centres on your connection. Keep in mind that it’s best to compare: The on-board features of the different companies which operate trips from Bilbao to Madrid and back can differ to a large extent. That's why CheckMyBus was created: You get all the info necessary for a successful coach trip. We tell you whether it’s ok to bring your bicycle, whether WiFi free of charge will enable you to manage to do some work on the road or whether there’s currently any discount codes available, which allow you to save a few pounds on top.

Bilbao and Madrid: Useful Info

Bilbao
354,860
Madrid
3.26 Million
Taxi
£5.57
£3.65
Bilbao
Madrid
A taxi journey in Bilbao is 35% more expensive than in Madrid.
Local buses
£1.30
£1.37
Bilbao
Madrid
A bus fare in Bilbao is 6% cheaper than in Madrid.
Beer
£2.74
£2.74
Bilbao
Madrid
A pint of beer in Bilbao is 0% more expensive than in Madrid.
Water
£0.76
£0.64
Bilbao
Madrid
A bottle of water in Bilbao is 16% more expensive than in Madrid.
Meal
£13.51
£9.31
Bilbao
Madrid
A meal in Bilbao is 32% more expensive than in Madrid.
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