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The train from Vigo to Bilbao usually takes 15 hours 54 minutes on average to travel 485 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 10 hours 33 minutes. You can expect to find 2 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Vigo and Bilbao, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Bilbao.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Vigo to Bilbao in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $29.73.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Bilbao, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
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 Vigo to Bilbao by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Vigo and Bilbao is 15 hours and 54 minutes, with around 2 trains 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Vigo to Bilbao is 10 hours and 33 minutes.
Train tickets from Vigo to Bilbao can start from as little as $29.73 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Vigo to Bilbao. Travelling from Vigo to Bilbao by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Vigo to Bilbao leaves at 07:42. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Vigo to Bilbao leaves at 18:20. 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.
Trains travelling from Vigo to Bilbao cover a distance of around 302 miles (485 km) during the journey.