Thinking about taking the train from Biarritz to Bilbao? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 11 hours 45 minutes to travel the 71 miles (114 km) from Biarritz to Bilbao by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 59 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 3 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from Biarritz to Bilbao start from £29.02 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
Keen to book your train tickets to Bilbao? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.
It takes an average of 11h 45m to travel from Biarritz to Bilbao by train, over a distance of around 71 miles (114 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Biarritz to Bilbao and tickets for this journey start from £29.02 when you book in advance.
From 6h 59m
71 miles (114 km)
3 trains per day
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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 Biarritz 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 Biarritz and Bilbao is 11 hours and 45 minutes, with around 3 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 Biarritz to Bilbao is 6 hours and 59 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Biarritz to Bilbao can start from as little as £29.02 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Biarritz to Bilbao. Travelling from Biarritz to Bilbao by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Biarritz to Bilbao leaves at 08:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Biarritz to Bilbao leaves at 17:31. 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 Biarritz to Bilbao cover a distance of around 71 miles (114 km) during the journey.