The cheapest times to fly from FAT to BIO are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 13th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FAT to BIO is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1802 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $480 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Bilbao

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Bilbao (BIO) will usually cost between $507 to $1385 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $603. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1486. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $883 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1014 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to BIO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAT to BIO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FAT to BIO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to BIO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $805. Return trip prices are from the BIO to FAT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAT to BIO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FAT to BIO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FAT to BIO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (FAT > BOS > BIO)

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $93 (9.17%)

See FAT to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (FAT > JFK > BIO)

  • Price for both tickets: $965
  • Average savings: $49 (4.83%)

See FAT to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (FAT > LGA > BIO)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $43 (4.19%)

See FAT to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAT to BIO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bilbao Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5630 miles or 9061 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAT to BIO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to BIO flight is about 11 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Fresno, CA and Bilbao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from FAT to BIO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAT
Origination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7

Return Airport

Destination code BIO
Destination airport name Bilbao Airport
City Bilbao
Country Spain
Latitude 43.3
Longitude -2.9


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