Bilbao to Paris by train

  • First train
    06:30
  • Last train
    17:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 48m
  • Distance
    744 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    33hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bilbao to Paris by train

Fast trains from Bilbao to Paris take around 10 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 744 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bilbao and Paris.

1. Are there direct trains from Bilbao to Paris?

Journeys between Bilbao and Paris usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 2 departures on the route from Bilbao to Paris every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bilbao to Paris?

The Bilbao to Paris train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bilbao to Paris train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Bilbao around 06:30 and the last train is around 17:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Bilbao to Paris train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 2 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bilbao to Paris by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bilbao and Paris?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bilbao to Paris, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alvia
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.