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Trains from Venice 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 Venice to Bilbao.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Venice, Italy to Bilbao, Spain?

Travel between Venice, 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 Venice?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 30/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bilbao from Venice as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bilbao, Spain to Venice, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bilbao to Venice 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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Venice, 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 30/11/2021. 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 Venice train here.

What is the distance from Venice to Bilbao via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Venice and Bilbao via train to be approximately 765 miles (1234 km).
How long is the train from Venice to Bilbao?
The Venice to Bilbao train duration is on average 51 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 765 miles (1234 km) between Venice and Bilbao. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Venice and arrival train station in Bilbao?

When taking a train from Venice, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. When you arrive in Bilbao, your train can arrive in train stations including Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Venezia Mestre   to Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the train station in Venice to go to Bilbao? Where is the train station in Bilbao located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city centre of Venice.

The most popular arrival train station, Bilbao-Abando, is located 0.2 miles (339 m) away from the city centre of Bilbao.

How many trains per day are there between Venice and Bilbao?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Venice to Bilbao. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Bilbao
Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your journey to Bilbao.
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Phone Number
+39 892021
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE