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Flights from Madrid to Bilbao, Spain Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:48 AM

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Madrid to Bilbao Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:48 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Madrid to Bilbao. Air Europa & British Airways frequently offer the best deals on Madrid to Bilbao flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air Europa
MADBIO
Sun 1/8
nonstop
BIOMAD
Sat 1/14
nonstop
€119
Select
British Airways
MADBIO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
BIOMAD
Mon 11/14
1 stop
€177
Select
British Airways
MADBIO
Tue 11/22
1 stop
BIOMAD
Tue 11/29
1 stop
€177
Select

How Much is a Flight from Madrid to Bilbao?

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 €163.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Madrid to Bilbao?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Madrid to Bilbao?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Madrid to Bilbao.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days €0 €0
7-14 days €151 €327
14-21 days €0 €330
21-30 days €130 €240
30-60 days €130 €177
60-90 days €0 €183
90+ days €119 €163

Cheapest Day To Fly from Madrid to Bilbao

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Madrid to Bilbao is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
€188 €177 €183 €177 €130 €130 €151

Compare Flight Prices from Madrid to Bilbao by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Madrid to Bilbao flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 10/21/16 10/24/16 0 €130
November Madrid Bilbao British Airways 11/10/16 11/14/16 1 €177
December Madrid Bilbao British Airways 12/3/16 12/6/16 1 €189
January Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 1/8/17 1/14/17 0 €119
February Madrid Bilbao British Airways 2/3/17 2/5/17 1 €188
April Madrid Bilbao British Airways 4/12/17 4/22/17 1 €186
May Madrid Bilbao Air Europa 5/14/17 5/24/17 2 €498

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Madrid to Bilbao. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
€424
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
€424 €447
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
€447 €130
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
€130 €130
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
€130

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 €280.

The average price for direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Madrid to Bilbao - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Iberia 6 7 8 8 6 3 4 06:35 22:00
Air Europa 5 5 5 4 4 2 3 07:00 21:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Madrid to Bilbao

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Madrid to Bilbao is €280.

Madrid to Bilbao Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: The average Madrid to Bilbao flight time is an hour.
Question: How far is Bilbao from Madrid?
Answer: The distance from Madrid to Bilbao is 317 kilometers (197 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao?
Answer: There are 69 direct flights from Madrid to Bilbao.
Question: What are the most popular Madrid airlines for direct 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 in Madrid flying to Bilbao Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:48 AMNumber of routes searched: 42Number of itineraries searched: 52,760

Wondering which airlines fly out of Madrid to Bilbao? We've gathered the average price of Madrid airlines with flights to Bilbao. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Madrid to Bilbao
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Iberia -
Tap Portugal LIS
Iberia VLC
Iberia SCQ
British Airways LHR
Iberia ALC
Iberia VGO
Brussels BRU
KLM AMS
Lufthansa MUC
Lufthansa FRA
Air Europa TFN
Alitalia FCO
Air Europa ACE
Swiss ZRH
Czech PRG
Air France CDG
Aer Lingus DUB
easyJet MXP
Air Europa LPA
Vueling MAH

Madrid to Bilbao Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Madrid and Bilbao. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Madrid - MAD

Cheap International Flights from Madrid - MAD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Madrid to Paris Air France, Air Algerie, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Swiss, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling €78
Flights from Madrid to London Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, Swiss, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling €75
Flights from Madrid to Biarritz Air France, Iberia €582
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux Iberia, Vueling €92
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, UIA, SmartWings, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling €99
Flights from Madrid to Lourdes - Tarbes Air France €615
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt Air Berlin, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Czech, SmartWings, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling €78

Cheap Domestic Flights to Bilbao - BIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Valencia to Bilbao British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling €72
Flights from Pamplona to Bilbao British Airways, Iberia Check Dates
Flights from Logrono to Bilbao Iberia Check Dates
Flights from Leon to Bilbao Iberia Check Dates
Flights from Zaragoza to BilbaoCheck Dates
Flights from Valladolid to Bilbao Vueling Check Dates
Flights from Valencia to San Sebastian British Airways, Iberia, Vueling €237
Flights from Valencia to Madrid British Airways, Iberia, Air Europa €108
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid British Airways, Iberia, Air Europa €94
Flights from Valencia to Santander British Airways, Iberia €240
Flights from Bilbao to San Sebastian British Airways, Iberia, Vueling Check Dates
Flights from Bilbao to Santander British Airways, Iberia, Vueling €369

Cheap International Flights to Bilbao - BIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Valencia to Paris Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Swiss, Air Europa, Vueling €80
Cheap Flights from Madrid to Bilbao