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Bilbao to Porto by train

It takes an average of 22h 58m to travel from Bilbao to Porto by train, over a distance of around 325 miles (523 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Bilbao to Porto and tickets for this journey start from $50.58 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22h 58m
PriceFrom $50.58
Distance325 miles (523 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train11:32
Last train11:32
Departure stationBilbao
Arrival stationPorto
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, ALSA

Bilbao to Porto train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bilbao to Porto for Tuesday Aug 3rd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:32 10:30 22h 58m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Porto

The price of train tickets from Bilbao to Porto starts at $50.58 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bilbao to Porto by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bilbao to Porto

Want to know more about your journey from Bilbao to Porto? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bilbao to Porto take?

The average journey time by train between Bilbao and Porto is 22 hours and 58 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao and Porto by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bilbao to Porto is 22 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Bilbao to Porto cost?

Train tickets from Bilbao to Porto can start from as little as $50.58 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bilbao to Porto?

No, there are no direct train services from Bilbao to Porto. Travelling from Bilbao to Porto by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Bilbao to Porto leave?

The first train from Bilbao to Porto leaves at 11:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bilbao to Porto leave?

The last train from Bilbao to Porto leaves at 11:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bilbao and Porto by train?

Trains travelling from Bilbao to Porto cover a distance of around 325 miles (523 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Porto to Bilbao.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bilbao to Porto for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/03/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/01/0001 for travel on 01/01/0001 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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