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Overview: Train from Milan to Bilbao

distanceDistance615 miles (992 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Milan to Bilbao cover the 615 miles (992 km) long journey taking on average 30 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 Milano Centrale and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Milan to Bilbao?

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

Can I enter Spain from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Milan and Bilbao as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Bilbao, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

The government of Italy 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 28/01/2022. 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 Bilbao to Milan train here.

What is the distance between Milan and Bilbao by train?

The train distance from Milan to Bilbao is around 615 miles (992 km).

How many hours does it take from Milan to Bilbao by train?

The train time from Milan to Bilbao is on average 30 h 30 min  for the 615 miles (992 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Milan and Bilbao by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Milan goes to Bilbao? Which train station do I come into Bilbao from Milan?

When taking the train to Bilbao from Milan, you can choose to depart from train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Your route can end in train stations such as Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bilbao-Abando, located 0.2 miles (339 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services per day are there from Milan to Bilbao?

The average number of trains departing Milan for Bilbao is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Bilbao
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your journey to Bilbao.
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ParkingParking
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+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transport options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8