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Overview: Train from Bilbao to Rome

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Bilbao to Rome cover the 786 miles (1268 km) long journey taking on average 36 h 4 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 Roma Termini.

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FAQs

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

Travel by train between Bilbao, Spain and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome 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 Italy from Bilbao?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

The government of Italy 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 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Bilbao, Spain from Rome, Italy?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 16/05/2022. 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 Rome to Bilbao train here.

What is the distance by train from Bilbao to Rome?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bilbao to Rome via train to be approximately 786 miles (1268 km).

How long is the train journey to Rome from Bilbao?

The train time from Bilbao to Rome is on average 36 h 4 min  for the 786 miles (1268 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bilbao and Rome by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Bilbao to Rome, which train station in Bilbao do I depart from and which train station in Rome do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Bilbao to Rome, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia. Your trip can end in train stations such as Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

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

Where do I find the Bilbao train station to Rome? Where is the Rome train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bilbao-Abando, which is located around 0.4 miles (726 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Roma Termini, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there to Rome from Bilbao a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Bilbao to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bilbao
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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 Rome.