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Bus Bilbao to Pamplona


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October (2018)
My husband and I are walking from Pamplona on Oct 12. We fly into Bilbao on the 10th and plan to catch a bus to Pamplona. My question is: are we able to walk into the station and purchase a ticket on the day of travel or are advanced reservations needed? And does anyone know which station? Thanks for your help.
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Yes, you can buy your tickets at the bus station, Termibus, which is where the bus from the airport leaves you.


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Thanks for the quick reply. I guess I have 1 more question. Do trains work the same way? Say we wanted to hop on a train somewhere along the way, can we buy a ticket without advance reservations?
Yes, you can buy the tickets at the train station from the clerk but maybe the train will be full. That you can check on http://www.renfe.com/

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Nearly every year since 2006, often walking more than one route. 2018 will be Camino #14.
No problems buying train or bus tickets the day of travel.
By the way, if you travel via train you can purchase a Tarjeta Dorado for $6-10 if you are a senior of a certain age. It will give you greatly reduced train fares.

However, that said, I prefer the big beautiful buses in Spain.

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