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Cheap Flights from Madrid to Bilbao, ES, Spain - MAD to BIO

Popular flights from Madrid to Bilbao

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 EUR426
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 EUR1,418
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 9, 2016 EUR84
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 EUR267
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 23, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 EUR1,870
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR338
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 EUR88
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 EUR88
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 EUR88
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 EUR2,643
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 23, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 EUR2,130
SmartWings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR392
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 EUR1,483
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 EUR1,483
Vueling Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR205
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 EUR205

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Madrid to Bilbao (MAD to BIO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Madrid to Bilbao, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be EUR126.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Madrid to Bilbao (MAD to BIO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Madrid to Bilbao based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Madrid to Bilbao

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Madrid to Bilbao should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days EUR158 EUR220
7-14 days EUR147 EUR198
14-21 days EUR229 EUR158
21-30 days EUR111 EUR153
30-60 days EUR84 EUR139
60-90 days EUR85 EUR144
90+ days EUR90 EUR139

Cheapest Day To Fly from Madrid to Bilbao

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Madrid to Bilbao.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
EUR154 EUR85 EUR88 EUR143 EUR84 EUR156 EUR176

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Madrid to Bilbao

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Madrid to Bilbao.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 5/12/16 5/20/16 0 EUR147
June Madrid Bilbao Iberia 6/3/16 6/11/16 0 EUR111
July Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 7/1/16 7/9/16 0 EUR84
August Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 8/2/16 8/11/16 0 EUR85
September Madrid Bilbao Iberia 9/23/16 10/1/16 0 EUR90
October Madrid Bilbao Iberia 10/29/16 11/1/16 1 EUR139
November Madrid Bilbao Iberia 11/29/16 12/7/16 1 EUR144
December Madrid Bilbao Iberia 12/28/16 12/29/16 1 EUR365

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Madrid to Bilbao

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Madrid to Bilbao.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
EUR290
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
EUR290 EUR229
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
EUR229
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
EUR151
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
EUR151 EUR290
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
EUR290

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Madrid to Bilbao (MAD to BIO)

Your Madrid to Bilbao flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Madrid to Bilbao is EUR897.

The average price for non-stop flights from Madrid to Bilbao is EUR159.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Madrid to Bilbao.

Nonstop Flight Details from Madrid to Bilbao
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Iberia 6 7 8 8 6 3 4 06:35 22:00
Air Europa 5 5 5 5 4 2 3 07:00 21:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Madrid to Bilbao (MAD to BIO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Madrid to Bilbao. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Madrid to Bilbao is EUR269.

The average price for round trip flights from Madrid to Bilbao is EUR893.

Madrid to Bilbao Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: The average Madrid to Bilbao flight time is an hour.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Madrid and Bilbao?
Answer: The distance from Madrid to Bilbao is 317 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: There are 71 direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: Iberia provides 59% of the non-stop flights between Madrid and Bilbao.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: Barcelona, ES

Airlines Flying from Madrid to Bilbao (MAD to BIO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Madrid to Bilbao with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Madrid to Bilbao.

Madrid to Bilbao
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Iberia - X X X X X X X
Air Europa - X X X X X X X
Air Europa TFN X X X X
Vueling BCN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Madrid and Bilbao, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Madrid - MAD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Madrid to Santander Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, Brussels, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling EUR72
Madrid to San Sebastian British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, Air Europa, Vueling EUR160
Madrid to Barcelona Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR63
Madrid to Pamplona Ryanair, Iberia, Vueling EUR140
Madrid to Logrono Air Berlin, Iberia EUR157
Madrid to Asturias Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling EUR56
Madrid to Palma de Mallorca Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, Monarch EUR44
Madrid to Valencia Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR78
Madrid to Santiago de Compostela British Airways, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR68
Madrid to Leon Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Portugal EUR266

Cheap International Flights from Madrid - MAD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Madrid to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Aigle Azur EUR75
Madrid to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch EUR94
Madrid to Biarritz Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, SAS, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR509
Madrid to Bordeaux Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling, Monarch EUR119
Madrid to Amsterdam Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR96
Madrid to Lourdes - Tarbes Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, SATA, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling EUR650
Madrid to Frankfurt Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly EUR112

Cheap Domestic Flights to Bilbao - BIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Valencia to Bilbao Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling EUR77
Pamplona to Bilbao British Airways, Iberia, Tap Portugal Check Dates
Logrono to Bilbao Iberia, Tap Portugal Check Dates
Leon to Bilbao Air Berlin, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Tap Portugal Check Dates
Zaragoza to Bilbao Air Europa Check Dates
Valladolid to Bilbao Iberia, Vueling Check Dates
Valencia to San Sebastian Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling EUR271
Valencia to Madrid Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling EUR78
Bilbao to Madrid Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, SmartWings, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling EUR88
Valencia to Santander Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling EUR244
Bilbao to San Sebastian British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Vueling EUR229
Bilbao to Santander British Airways, Iberia, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling EUR203

Cheap International Flights to Bilbao - BIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Valencia to Paris Germanwings, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, Sunexpress EUR93
Cheap Flights from Madrid to Bilbao, ES, Spain, from EUR96 Round trip from MAD to BIO