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Train Information to Manchester from Bilbao

distanceDistance705 miles (1137 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Bilbao to Manchester cover the 705 miles (1137 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bilbao and Manchester?

Travel by train between Bilbao, Spain and Manchester, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Manchester from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bilbao to Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Bilbao, Spain from Manchester is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bilbao from Manchester restricted?

International entry 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 Manchester?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 04/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bilbao from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Bilbao to Manchester by train?
The Bilbao to Manchester train distance is approximately 705 miles (1137 km).
Which train station from Bilbao to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Bilbao do I arrive in?

Some of the Bilbao train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bilbao-Abando   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the Bilbao train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bilbao-Abando and need to travel around 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bilbao
Manchester
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 Manchester.