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Travelers usually depart from Bilbao, Bilbao Bus Station, Bilbao Train Station, Bilbao - Zorroza, or Bilbao - Kastrexana when they travel from Bilbao to Madrid. Book your trip to arrive at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid - Méndez Álvaro, Madrid - Avenida de America, or Madrid Chamartín railway station. The distance between Bilbao and Madrid is 317 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Vueling, Ryanair, Iberia Airlines, Air Europa, and Volotea. Bilbao and Madrid have 158 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Madrid, consider visiting Museo Del Prado, Plaza Mayor, and Segovia.

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Check-in for a flight from Bilbao to Madrid

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Air EuropaAEAUXYesNo
VoloteaVOEV7NoOpens 96 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Bilbao to Madrid?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Bilbao and Madrid takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Bilbao and Madrid?
The flight distance between Bilbao and Madrid is 317 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Bilbao and Madrid?
Several carriers operate flights between Bilbao and Madrid. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air Europa, Iberia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Bilbao?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bilbao and London, Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Reykjavik, Cork, Edinburgh, Malta, Tallinn, Riga, Paris, Athens, Thessaloniki, Rome, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne, Bucharest, Bristol, Toronto.
What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and London, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Athens, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Thessaloniki, Reykjavik, Liverpool, Toronto, Bristol, Glasgow, Tallinn, Malta, Jakarta, Vancouver, Newcastle upon Tyne, Montreal.
What airports are near Bilbao?
The main airport in Bilbao is Bilbao. It is also served by Bordeaux–Mérignac, Bilbao, San Sebastián, Zaragoza, Biarritz Pays Basque, Santander, Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées, Pamplona, Valladolid, Vitoria.
What airports are near Madrid?
The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid, Salamanca, Burgos Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Bilbao?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Bilbao, including Alsa, Renfe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Bilbao and Madrid?
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