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Distance between Barcelona (BCN) and Bilbao (BIO)

Flight distance from Barcelona to Bilbao (Barcelona–El Prat Airport – Bilbao Airport) is 291 miles / 468 kilometers / 253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) is 379 miles / 610 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Barcelona to Bilbao.

Shortest flight path between Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN) and Bilbao Airport (BIO).

How far is Bilbao from Barcelona?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Barcelona and Bilbao. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 290.586 miles
  • 467.653 kilometers
  • 252.512 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 290.063 miles
  • 466.811 kilometers
  • 252.058 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Barcelona–El Prat Airport
City: Barcelona
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: BCN
ICAO Code: LEBL
Coordinates: 41°17′49″N, 2°4′42″E

B Bilbao Airport
City: Bilbao
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: BIO
ICAO Code: LEBB
Coordinates: 43°18′3″N, 2°54′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Barcelona and Bilbao.

Time Difference

Barcelona

 CET

Bilbao

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Barcelona (BCN) → Bilbao (BIO).

Distance:
291
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
291

Round trip?