Madrid to Bilbao flights

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Departure Sat, 08 Aug Return Mon, 10 Aug
MAD Madrid
BIO Bilbao
return from £45
Departure Thu, 27 Aug Return Mon, 31 Aug
MAD Madrid
BIO Bilbao
return from £45
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 04 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

A train in Bilbao costs roughly the same as in Madrid.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bilbao costs roughly the same as in Madrid.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 33% more expensive in Bilbao than in Madrid.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bilbao is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
Bilbao airports
  • ( Loiu (BIO)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Santander (SDR)
    How far from city centre: 46 miles
K Distance: 201 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Madrid to Bilbao

How can I find cheap flights from Madrid to Bilbao at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 45€ for the route Madrid - Bilbao. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Bilbao expensive to visit compared to Madrid?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bilbao costs an average of 3.63 GBP, 33% more expensive than Madrid, with a fare of 2.72 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Bilbao and Madrid: 1.36 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.88 GBP in both Bilbao and Madrid. The price of the coffee is around 17% cheaper in Bilbao, with an average of 1.42 GBP, while in Madrid the coffee costs 1.72 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Madrid to Bilbao?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Madrid to Bilbao are November, May and January.
When is the best time to travel from Madrid to Bilbao?
The best time of the year to go to Bilbao when flying from Madrid depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Bilbao from Madrid in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by November and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period April, September and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Madrid -  Bilbao.
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