Bilbao to Florence train

Cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Florence

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Renfe Viajeros
15:20Bilbao-abando52h30 19:50Firenze S.m.n.
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Train schedule Bilbao to Florence

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Renfe Viajeros
15:20Bilbao-abando52h30 19:50Firenze S.m.n.
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Fastest train times from Bilbao to Florence

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Fastest Journey

2d 4 h 30 m


2d 4 h 30 m

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1143 km

It's difficult to get from Bilbao to Florence without changing at least 4 times.

Renfe Viajeros
15:20Bilbao-abando52h30 19:50Firenze S.m.n.
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Overview: Train from Bilbao to Florence

distanceDistance709 miles
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo

Trains from Bilbao to Florence cover the 709 miles long route taking on average 52 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Italo trains Bilbao to Florence

Travel on Frecciarossa and Italo trains between Bilbao and Florence at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Bilbao to Florence train information with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 39 h 49 min
  • Italo frequency: 1 a day

Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 709 miles (1143 km) from Bilbao to Florence quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

We show you the latest Frecciarossa train timetable for the Bilbao to Florence route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this trip, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train from Bilbao to Florence with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

Frecciarossa from Bilbao to Florence train information:

  • Average Duration: 39 h 23 min
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bilbao to Florence

Travel by train to Florence 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 Bilbao to Florence.

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Florence, Italy by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Florence from Bilbao before travelling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Florence to Bilbao is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Italy?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

Last verified on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Florence to Bilbao train here.

The Bilbao to Florence train distance is approximately 709 miles.
The train time from Bilbao to Florence is on average 52 h 30 min  for the 709 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bilbao to Florence by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Bilbao train stations to Florence you can start your journey from include Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Florence include Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bilbao-Abando   and arriving in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and travel around 0.4 miles (726 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Florence.

The average number of trains departing Bilbao for Florence is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Bilbao to Florence leaves at 15: 20   and the last train for this leaves at 15: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Bilbao to Florence timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bilbao-Abando is the most popular Bilbao 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 Bilbao for your journey to Florence.
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