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Flight Information to London from Bilbao

distanceDistance583 miles (940 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£41 (€46)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesVueling, Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways or Iberia

Flights from Bilbao to London cover the 583 miles (940 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like Vueling, Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways or Iberia. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of plane tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Bilbao and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Bilbao to London Flights: An Overview

Whether traveling for business of pleasure, travelers are sure to find flights from Bilbao to London available throughout the week. With four airlines offering direct flights, and more offering connecting flights, passengers will not struggle to find a flight that suits their schedule. The flight distance of approximately 920 kilometers can be covered in as little as one hour 40 minutes. 

Which airlines fly from Bilbao to London?

Airlines which offer non-stop flights from Bilbao to London include; Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, and Iberia. Ryanair is the most popular airline on this route, followed by easyJet. Other airlines operating flights from Bilbao to London include vueling and Air France which offer connecting flights between the two destinations. 

How long is the flight from Bilbao to London?

It will take close to one hour and 45 minutes to cover the distance of 920 kilometers between these two cities. Connecting flights will take more time to reach London from Bilbao depending on the waiting time and the connecting destination of the airline. The fastest connecting flight is a KLM flight via Amsterdam that takes four hours. 

How many flights are there from Bilbao to London?

There are over 30 flights options scheduled from Bilbao to London each day. Of these, passengers can expect up to five direct departures. The rest are connecting flights, usually with a change at another European city.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Bilbao to London?

Departure Airport: Flights leaving Bilbao for London take off at the Bilbao international airport. This airport is located 9 kilometers north of Bilbao and it's the largest  airport in the Biscay province and northern Spain. At Bilbao airport, there are two options for transportation; buses and taxis. A bus stop is located outside the airport terminal. The line A3247 connects the airport with Bilbao Terminus at least every half an hour. The taxi rank is located in front of the arrival section and takes about 25 minutes from the airport to the city center of Bilbao. Other services offered include; free WiFi connections, currency exchange, hotel and restaurants, luggage carrying, car parking, and car hire.

Arrival Airport: Heathrow airport is the preferred landing spot for flights from Bilbao to London. It lies 23 kilometers west of central London and has two parallel east-west runways together with four operational terminals. The fastest means from the airport to the city center in through a non-stop train. The train runs to Paddington every 15 minutes. On average, the duration of travel from the airport to the city center is 15 minutes from Terminal 2 and 3. The duration is however a bit longer from Terminal 4 or 5. The TfL Rail service is responsible for connecting the airport with the local train stations in central as well as West London. It takes 30 minutes to travel from Terminal 2 and 3. Taxi transportation will take about an hour to central London from the airport. Services offered include; free WiFi connectivity, currency exchange, a medical center, duty-free shops, hotel, and restaurants.

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FAQs
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Bilbao, Spain to London, United Kingdom?

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Bilbao to London as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bilbao from London?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from London?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 04/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Bilbao from London.

How much do cheap plane tickets from Bilbao to London cost?
You can find a cheap flight from Bilbao to London for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets from Bilbao to London?
If you are looking to purchase your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bilbao to London flight to cost on average £41  one way.
What is the distance from Bilbao to London via plane?
The Bilbao to London flight distance is approximately 583 miles (940 km).
How many hours does it take from Bilbao to London by plane?
The Bilbao to London flight duration is on average 1 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 583 miles (940 km) to London from Bilbao. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which airport for the flight from Bilbao to London do I fly out of? Which London airport from Bilbao do I arrive in?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Bilbao   to London Heathrow Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Bilbao located? Where is the arrival airport in London located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called Bilbao, is located 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from the city centre of Bilbao.

The most popular arrival airport, London Heathrow Airport, is located 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city centre of London. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from London Heathrow Airport to the city centre in London.

Which airlines can take me between Bilbao and London?
For the route from Bilbao to London you can take a flight with Vueling, Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways or Iberia. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Bilbao to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first flight from Bilbao to London? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The first Bilbao to London flight departs at 05: 45   and the last flight from Bilbao to London leaves at 20: 35. Check out the most up-to-date Bilbao to London flight times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book plane tickets to London from Bilbao for the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket to London from Bilbao within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets between Bilbao and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.