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Bus Madrid to Bilbao: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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Trip Reviews for Madrid - Bilbao

4.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Madrid to Bilbao

Ratings and Reviews (32)

Kerry C.February 6, 2020 | 

Very organized. On time. Safe driving. The break in the middle was fantastic to get something eat and drink. Although this wouldn't have been necessary if there had been drinking water in the bus, and we were allowed to eat snacks. The conductor was a little grumpy, and refused to let us eat on the bus or even put our handbags on the floor. Otherwise good trip. We all arrived safe and sound.

Maggie T.December 5, 2019 | 

What a good safe driver.

Hartono S.December 3, 2019 | 

Good busses and personnel. Wife could be improved.

Carolyn E.October 23, 2019 | 

Great way to travel inter- city. Comfy bus, reclining seats & entertainment screen. Didn’t notice the time pass.

Brenda W.October 10, 2019 | 

Nice terminal, very nice bus amenities

Ofira A.October 6, 2019 | 

There could be a note in English as to the duration of the break

Victor A.August 22, 2019 | 

Safe and fast service from Madrid to Bilbao. It was also the fastest and most convenient way to get to the Basque Country from Madrid via land.

Lewis D.June 14, 2019 | 

Very good service.

Fabioa A.June 2, 2019 | 

Very good

Pilar O.May 17, 2019 | 

Good driver, clean bus.

Adil B.April 28, 2019 | 

Bad bus no like premium normal same price

Adolfo A.April 7, 2019 | 

Si los buses tuviera baños para defecar, sería magnífico estos autobuses.

Sarah Y.February 9, 2019 | 

Very comfy and easily. I’d request no music though.

Canan O.November 4, 2018 | 

En la estación no hay info suficiente

Pamela R.October 7, 2018 | 

Clean and on time!

Mayya K.September 15, 2018 | 

Very nice

Ehsan R.September 14, 2018 | 

Good service

Sylvia K.August 29, 2018 | 

Well done from beginning to end of trip

Abdullah A.August 5, 2018 | 

one of the best bus company in the world :)

Julian M.July 22, 2018 | 

Todo como esperaba y un paisaje hermoso en el camino

Mohor B.July 16, 2018 | 

Comfortable journey

Ian S.June 4, 2018 | 

Very easy, straight forward booking. Pleasant bus, nice attendant. Enjoyed lunch and other service

Larrauri M.May 3, 2018 | 

Service is excellent. Need to go to logrono can’t find any bus service going that way

Joseph Junior M.January 11, 2018 | 

Tranquille Chauffeur sympathique

Lucky O.December 20, 2017 | 

Reliable and committed to service.

Sandra G.May 15, 2017 | 

Very comfortable. Having the screen to watch movies and listening to music was great!

Hector B.April 20, 2017 | 

Excelent bus and service

Daniel M.April 13, 2017 | 

there were 2 busses for the same route, but the ticket didn't say which. that would be really helpful

Trevor B.April 7, 2017 | 

Excellent smooth driver & vehicle. Enjoyed breakfast - unexpected. Waitress very pleasant.

Mabel Ching Mui N.February 20, 2017 | 

The lady bus assistance talk non stop for the whole 4 hrs to the driver. Very dangerous!

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Bus Companies

Bus service from Madrid to Bilbao are provided by BlaBlaCar, ALSA, ALSA Supra and ALSA Premium.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Madrid to Bilbao will depart from Avenida de América Metro, Aeropuerto MAD T4, Estación Sur, Estación Sur, Plaza Eliptica, Aeropuerto MAD T1-2-3, Príncipe Pío, Moncloa, Plaza Puerta del Sol, 3 or Aeropuerto MAD T1.

A bus ride to Bilbao will drop you off at Estación Autobuses, Buenos Aires Kalea, 2, Hotel Carlton, Basurtu Kastrexana Errepidea, Abaro Estrata, Estación Autobuses, Bilbao-Abando Geltokia, Bilbao (Bilbo), Bilbao, stat,Garellani or Castrejana.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses7
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Minimum Price$15
Average Ticket Price$42
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteBlaBlaCar, ALSA, ALSA, ALSA

Madrid to Bilbao Route Map

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