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Overview: Train from Berlin to Bilbao

distanceDistance985 miles (1588 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Berlin to Bilbao cover the 985 miles (1588 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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Trains from Berlin to Bilbao
Travel by train to Bilbao easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Bilbao.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Bilbao, Spain allowed?

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Berlin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bilbao from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Bilbao, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bilbao?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 06/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Bilbao.

How many miles is it from Berlin to Bilbao by train?
The Berlin to Bilbao train distance is approximately 985 miles (1588 km).
What station does the Berlin to Bilbao train leave from? Which Bilbao train station do I come into from Berlin?

When taking the train to Bilbao from Berlin, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your journey can end in train stations such as Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Bilbao located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bilbao-Abando and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (339 m) from the train station to the city centre in Bilbao.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Bilbao
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Bilbao.
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U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7