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Travel Information to Florence from Bilbao

distanceDistance709 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £7 • 49 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £118 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 709 miles from Bilbao to Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bilbao to Florence.

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FAQs

Travel from Bilbao, Spain to Florence, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Florence from Bilbao restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence, Italy from Bilbao?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Bilbao and Florence closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Bilbao, Spain from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Bilbao from Florence restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bilbao from Florence?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 28/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from Florence closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Bilbao to Florence including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Florence. Tickets for a train cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Florence:

A train journey is usually £124 less than a journey to Florence by coach, which costs on average £131 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £111 less than a journey to Florence by plane, which costs on average £118 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Florence from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 30 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 49 h 44 min.

The Bilbao to Florence distance is approximately 709 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Florence is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bilbao and Florence as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bilbao to Florence:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Bilbao and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bilbao-Abando to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bilbao to Florence:

  • You can go to Florence from Bilbao by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £131 with Flixbus from Bilbao to Florence on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Bilbao and Florence with Air France, and you can find Air France Bilbao to Florence tickets for £118 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Bilbao to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your Bilbao and Florence trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Bilbao to Florence, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £131 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £118 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £7 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Florence tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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