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Zurich to Bilbao flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Zurich and Bilbao take, on average, 3 h and 17 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Zurich with Bilbao found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Bilbao
Arriving Airport Flights departing Zurich with Bilbao as destination arrives at Loiu

Cheap last minute flights to Bilbao

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Departure Wed, 27 Jul Return Thu, 28 Jul
ZRH Zurich
BIO Bilbao
return from £186
Departure Tue, 16 Aug Return Sat, 20 Aug
ZRH Zurich
BIO Bilbao
return from £170
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 12 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bilbao are 66% cheaper than in Zurich.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bilbao is 51% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Bilbao is 25% cheaper than in Zurich.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bilbao is 70% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
Bilbao airports
  • ( Santander (SDR)
    How far from city centre: 46 miles
  • ( Loiu (BIO)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 624 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zurich to Bilbao

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zurich to Bilbao during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Spain may apply when travelling from Zurich. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Zurich to Bilbao at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to Bilbao is 170£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best 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 Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bilbao costs an average of 4.04 GBP, 25% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 66% less in Bilbao: 1.28 GBP against 3.80 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.63 GBP in Bilbao, 51% less than the 21.59 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 70% cheaper in Bilbao, with an average of 1.35 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.46 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Bilbao?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Bilbao are August, June and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Bilbao?
The best time of the year to go to Bilbao when flying from Zurich depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Bilbao from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich -  Bilbao.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Bilbao?
The total flight time between Zurich and Bilbao is of around 03:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,553 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Bilbao compared to Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Bilbao's temperatures can go up to 33.43 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.92 ºC in Bilbao, compared to the -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Bilbao have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Zurich and Bilbao?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Bilbao is: Zurich (ZRH) to Loiu (BIO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Helvetic Airways.
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