If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
If you are looking for different alternatives to travel from Madrid to Bilbao, trains and carpooling solutions could be a good deal seen the relatively short distance.
How many bus connections exist to go from Madrid to Bilbao per day?
To go to Bilbao from Madrid, there is only one bus connection per day. Therefore, please be particularly observant when you choose your offer. What is more, arriving at the bus station in advance is better. It is recommended that you arrive at the bus station 30 minutes before the departure to ensure that you take no risk.
When do the first and last buses from Madrid to Bilbao leave?
The first bus to Bilbao leaves at 02:07, while the last one is scheduled at 16:08. The journey takes on average 12 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest connections take only 17 hours and 5 minutes.
Which bus companies are in service in the route Madrid - Bilbao?
You can travel by bus from Madrid to Bilbao with FlixBus and ALSA.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.