Shortest travel time:
6 h 36 m
Longest travel time:
9 h 10 m
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Barcelona train stations
Sants Station
Carrer del Rector Triado, 75, 08014, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Airport Terminal
08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
658 km
Bilbao train station
Bilbao railway station
48003 , Bilbao , Spain

Barcelona to Bilbao Train Information

The amazing Spanish cities of Barcelona and Bilbao are conveniently connected via a modern railway system, making a train one of the best ways to travel between them. To catch the train, you need to go to the Sants Railway Station in Barcelona, located in the heart of the city near the beautiful Placa d’Espanya. A train ride to the Bilbao Station takes a bit under 7 hours, but there is no need to worry that you can get bored during the journey. The fast modern trains on the route are very well equipped, and you are welcome to take advantage of the audio and video systems, free newspapers and magazines, and the restaurant car, serving delicious Spanish and international cuisine.

How long is the train ride from Barcelona to Bilbao?

As mentioned earlier, traveling between breathtaking Barcelona and the scenic city of Bilbao onboard a modern bullet train takes approximately 6 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does it cost to travel by train from Barcelona to Bilbao?

The ticket prices for a Barcelona to Bilbao high-speed train vary a lot, depending on factors like how much in advance you book your ticket, where you buy it from or which class you prefer to travel in. As a rule, you will be asked to pay for a Barcelona to Bilbao train ticket something in the range of 51 - 75 USD.

Barcelona to Bilbao Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Morning trains
6 hrs 36 min
9 hrs 10 min

Trains on Barcelona - Bilbao Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Train with 1 change
6 hrs 36 min
High-speed train
6 hrs 51 min
Train with 1 change
9 hrs 10 min

Barcelona to Bilbao Train Review & Rating

It was a nice experience! THe train is vey quiet and modern

Silvia F. about traveling from Barcelona to Bilbao